US Election 2020: Georgia county fires clerk over uncounted ballots


Robert Brady, the chief clerk of the Floyd County Board of Elections, was fired on Thursday after 2,600 uncounted ballots were discovered during a statewide audit

Robert Brady, the chief clerk of the Floyd County Board of Elections, was fired on Thursday after 2,600 uncounted ballots were discovered during a statewide audit

A Georgia county’s board of elections voted to fire its chief clerk on Thursday after 2,600 uncounted ballots were discovered just before the district initially certified the results.

The dismissal of Floyd County Chief of Elections Clerk Robert Brady came just before the state officially certified Joe Biden as the winner of Georgia’s 16 electoral college votes.

Meanwhile, supporters of President Trump gathered on the steps of the State Capitol building in Atlanta and staged a ‘stop the steal’ rally for the third straight day.

Addressing the rallygoers was longtime Trump supporter and InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. 

The Floyd County board met for about an hour on Thursday in a special session that ended with a vote to terminate Brady, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.

Brady was fired after receiving at least two reprimands in the past six months.

‘It really is a matter of human error not of some big fraud or conspiracy and people make mistakes, but unfortunately I think this one falls at the feet of our elections director who I’ve been critical of this entire elections cycle,’ Wendy Davis, the Rome City Commissioner, told Fox 5.

During a statewide audit earlier this week, election officials found some 2,600 ballots that were not counted in the earlier totals.

Election officials discovered that they failed to upload a memory card containing electronic counts of those votes on Election Day, according to the Athens Banner-Herald.

As a result of the discovery, election officials had to rescan more than 8,000 ballots to make sure there were no other discrepancies.

‘There weren’t the right double and triple checks right before certification to realize we hadn’t counted as many numbers as the people that early voted,’ Davis said.

President Trump lost Georgia to Biden by some 12,670 votes, so the…

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