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Cathy Woolard on being new chair of Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shermela Williams administers the oath of office to Cathy Woolard, who takes over as chair of the county's elections board.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shermela Williams administers the oath of office to Cathy Woolard, who takes over as chair of the county's elections board.
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Cathy Woolard, a former Atlanta City Council president and former lobbyist for Fair Fight Action, was recently sworn in as new the chair of the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections.

On Tuesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Woolard talked with program host Rose Scott about her career path, being nominated to lead the election oversight board and the upcoming election season.

“I think it’s my time to serve, and I’m willing to do it,” said Woolard.

To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player above.