ATLANTA -- The Fulton County Board of Commissioners named Richard Barron as the new Director of Registration & Elections at their meeting on Wednesday.
Barron, an official for Fulton County reported, comes from Williamson County, Texas, where is served as Elections Administrator. There, he supervised 30 election cycles. Since 1999, Barron has put in work in several areas of the public and private sector with services related to elections.
Barron attended the University of Oregon, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree, followed by a Master of Arts degree at Antioch University.
"I am confident that Mr. Barron will serve the citizens of Fulton County with integrity and professionalism," Mary Carole Cooney, Chair of the Fulton County Board of Registration & Elections said.