300 voter registrator purposes had been shredded in Fulton County, Georgia—overlaying greater than 1m Atlanta residents—and two election staff had been fired after being accused of destorying the paperwork. It isn’t clear if the purposes had been processed.
Preliminary data signifies that the staff checked out batches of purposes for processing, and they’re alleged to have shredded among the varieties, the Fulton County assertion says. Fellow workers reported the alleged actions to their supervisor Friday morning, and the 2 workers had been fired that day. … “Usually, processing a voter registration utility entails getting into them within the state system, updating them, verifying their data,” she stated. “That’s the matter that is underneath investigation — was that course of accomplished.”
The political motives everybody’s in search of aren’t clear (registration is nonpartisan) however the AP studies that Fulton County’s elections are sometimes run poorly and that the GOP is raring to finish county management of them and apply statewide voter restrictions there.