Governor: 400 Wisconsin National Guard troops to work polls

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says about 400 National Guard troops will be activated to plug any shortages at polls on Election Day, as coronavirus cases surge in the presidential battleground state

Guard troops will be kept on reserve and called upon to fill shortages as needed, she said. They will work in their local communities and not be in uniform, she said.

The troops will report to duty on Sunday for necessary training and to receive their assignments. Their duty will end the day after the election, Evers said.

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