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CA: Poll Worker Passes Out, Votes Anyway

By Theresa Vargas
Poll worker Herdon Shelnut , 64, was handing out ballots at the Compton Airport polling place this morning when he passed out, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The fire department responded, but before they could take him away, Shelnut announced he hadn't yet voted, the newspaper wrote. So that he wouldn't miss the historic election, his colleagues wheeled his gurney close to a voting machine.

By Washington Post editors  |  November 4, 2008; 4:27 PM ET
Categories:  50 States  
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