Internal audit finds 10 fixes needed in Fulton County elections department
Observers watch as election officials count the votes for Georgia's Fulton County on Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. - Megan Varner/Getty Images North America/TNS

ATLANTA — An internal audit of Fulton County’s elections department found 10 administrative and fiscal management issues during the roller-coaster 2020 cycle that need corrective action. Among the findings: a lack of standard operating procedures in the department; inconsistent procurement procedures; untimely payment of invoices; improper payment of services; inadequate safeguarding of assets; and inadequate departmental accountability and oversight of financial transactions. The audit, which has not been officially released but was obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday, a...