Third Stewart County Election Commissioner Resigns

The Stewart County Election Commission on Tuesday received its third resignation this month only hours before a scheduled meeting, The Leaf Chronicle reports. Martha Vaughn, a Democratic commissioner and the group's secretary, submitted the letter that only stated that she was resigning effective immediately. This comes just weeks after a joint resignation by former commission members James Adcock and Betty Gibbs, who left the group because of “unethical outside political interference” and the “lack of proper protocol, respect and decency" shown to members of the commission.

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