ATLANTA — Floyd County fired its embattled election chief on Thursday, three days after a hand recount of the presidential race in Georgia’s closely watched election audit turned up 2,600 previously uncounted votes.
The secretary of state’s office initially asked Robert Brady to resign, which he did not do.
Floyd County’s Board of Elections met Thursday afternoon and voted to terminate him. Officials cited at least two reprimands he had received in the past six months.
The initial error occurred because county election officials under Brady’s watch had failed to upload votes from a memory card in