Jul 26, 2014

Fulton Elections Board Chairman Steps Down

Fulton Commission Chairman John Eaves said the departure of Roderick Edmonds presents a chance for a "fresh start" for a department that has its challenges.

Fulton Elections Board Chairman Steps Down

Roderick Edmond, Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Registration & Elections, resigned Friday.

A press statement said he will leave as soon as a replacement is identified.

Chairman John H. Eaves said, “A change in leadership at this time presents an opportunity to make a fresh start as we continue to address challenges in our Registration & Elections department. We will immediately begin working to identify a replacement.”

The Fulton County Registration & Elections department has had issues in the past, losing its chief and being attacked for serious problems and delays in handling recent elections.

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