Georgia election workers fired for allegedly shredding hundreds of voter registration forms
Applications in question had no party affiliation because Georgia voters do not register by party.
Two workers at the elections office in Georgia’s most populous county, Fulton County, were fired for allegedly shredding voter registration forms, according to a statement Monday. The incident is likely to fuel the state’s ongoing Republican-led investigation of the office, the Washington Post reports.
Richard Barron, the registration and elections director of the Fulton County Board of Elections, said in a statement
that two workers were dismissed Friday after other employees reported they witnessed the workers destroying registration forms that had yet to be processed before local elections next month. Barron referred the actions of the two workers, who have yet to be publicly identified, to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) and his Office of Investigations.
Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Robb Pitts also reported the matter to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis (D) for an investigation.
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