Fulton County fires 2 elections workers accused of shredding Georgia voter applications
In this file photo, election officials count the votes for Fulton County, Georgia, on Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. - Megan Varner/Getty Images North America/TNS

ATLANTA — The state of Georgia is investigating accusations that Fulton County elections workers shredded voter registration applications. The news came Monday, less than 24 hours before early voting is set to begin for municipal races in Fulton. A news release from the county said elections head Richard Barron had within the last two weeks fired two employees for allegedly shredding applications. This is sure to raise the temperature on the partisan fight over the management of Fulton’s elections. Fulton Commission Chairman Robb Pitts “immediately reported it to” Fulton County District Attorn...