Coronavirus worries force election officials to get creative COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The coronavirus has upended everyday life in ways big and small. What happens when those disruptions overlap with voting? Thousands of state and local election officials... Time off to help at the polls? Wayfair joins companies offering the option - The Boston GlobeCorporate America is having a Get Out the Vote moment after the social unrest that has swept the country If You Can Grocery Shop in Person, You Can Vote in PersonExperts now say the health risk of casting an in-person ballot is relatively low. Will Democrats tell their voters that? In Year of Voting by Mail, a Scramble to Beef Up In-Person Voting, TooCommunities are running short on time to hire poll workers and reconfigure in-person voting to make it safe during a pandemic. From Target to Twitter, U.S. companies urge workers to voteFrom Georgia to Wisconsin to Ohio earlier this year, voters in primary elections were stuck for hours in lines from sharply reduced polling locations. And the surge in absentee ballots due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed election off Young people are trying to save the US election amid dire poll worker shortagesYoung Americans are volunteering to work at polling stations as elderly and retired people have dropped out amid the pandemic Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenasSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voting will look a little different this November. States are turning to stadiums, drive-thrus and possibly even movie theaters as safe options for in-person polling places... Will 20% of Illinois ballots be cast by mail? State exceeds 1.1 million requests for vote-by-mail ballotsThe actual total could be higher — 28 election authorities have not yet reported their totals. But even the preliminary numbers suggest wary Illinois voters are increasingly looking to the mailbox over the ballot box.