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After surprise withdrawal, Fulton elections director finalist shares his thoughts about the embattled office

Derek Bowens is no stranger to election problems, public attacks and federal investigations. The veteran elections administrator set in motion a turnaround plan to rescue Durham County, N.C.’s elections operation soon after becoming its election director in 2017.  But just two weeks ago, he withdrew from consideration for the open position to head the embattled […]