“Wooten had volunteered at local, primary, and general election polling sites in New Jersey for 79 continuous years. She also served on the University’s staff for more than 27 years, most notably in Butler and First College dining halls. Wooten died in 2019 at the age of 98.”
University renames Marx Hall to honor Laura Wooten, the nation’s longest-serving election poll worker
As the longest serving poll worker in American history, Laura Wooten set a tremendous legacy of civic engagement.
Proud that, in addition to Laura Wooten’s Law requiring civics education in our middle schools, Princeton University is naming a building in her honor.
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