Volunteer drivers sought to help voters get to the polls

The Headwaters Regional Transportation Council is seeking volunteers to help voters get to their local polling locations and ballot drop-off sites.

According to a release, this service is being offered to anyone living in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen and Lake of the Woods counties.

Due to COVID-19, drivers and passengers will be required to sit at least six feet apart and wear face masks while traveling in the vehicle.

If you are interested in being a volunteer or need transportation to an election location, call or text 218-308-7709 or visit the website.

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