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Fulton County Commissioner Shares Where He Stands On Removal Of Elections Director

Fulton County leaders failed Wednesday to take action on the county election board's recommendation a day earlier to fire Richard Barron, the elections director, pictured here.
Fulton County leaders failed Wednesday to take action on the county election board's recommendation a day earlier to fire Richard Barron, the elections director, pictured here.
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Earlier in the week, the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections voted 3-to 2-to fire Director Richard Barron.

But Wednesday the Fulton County Commission couldn’t agree on supporting the termination.

In a meeting, motions to accept and reject the decision both failed.

On Thursday’s edition of Closer Look, Fulton County District 2 Commissioner Bob Ellis joined the program to share where he stood on the measure.

To hear the full conversation, click on the audio player above.