NBA star LeBron James’ group plans effort to recruit poll workers for November – Reuters Canada

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens as she is introduced at a campaign rally by the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

(Reuters) – A group of athletes led by NBA star LeBron James will roll out a multimillion-dollar program in the next few weeks to recruit poll workers in heavily Black electoral districts for November’s election, a person familiar with the plans said on Monday.

More Than a Vote, a group of prominent athletes fighting voter suppression, will collaborate with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund on the program in a dozen states, including battlegrounds such as Georgia, Michigan, Florida and Wisconsin, where dis

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