Williamson County Election Administrator Rick Barron, who survived a no-confidence vote earlier this year, submitted his resignation Wednesday. He has announced he has been hired to take over as election administrator for Fulton County, Ga., next month.
Speaking via cell phone from Georgia, Barron said his last day in Williamson County will be June 7. His first day in Atlanta is to be June 19. Barron said the November 2012 Election Day controversies, which led to Williamson County Republicans seeking his ouster, played a role in his decision.
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