Troubled election board in Ohio under microscope


TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections director will be deciding whether to clean house in one of the state's largest counties.

A special committee has recommended firing the top two elections officials in Lucas County and removing three of its four board members.

The move comes after several years of infighting and accusations of wrongdoing within the elections board. Just this week, a series of missteps and squabbling delayed voting results for hours in the primary election.

It will now be up to Secretary of State Jon Husted to decide whether to make the changes.

Husted earlier called the Lucas County situation the worst he's faced from an elections board. He says they've failed to make recommended changes.

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