Lady Liberty 1885 by A. P. Dillon
Legislators who called Strach’s replacement “hand-picked” may have been correct after a recent media report linked Roy Cooper’s political strategist to the firing of Kim Strach.
“With Cooper’s handpicked Democrats controlling the Board and Cooper’s handpicked Executive Director controlling the office, the Board of Elections has a crisis of legitimacy, said Senator Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell), Chair of the Senate Committee on Redistricting and Elections in a statement. “The Board will be used as a weapon against the Governor’s political adversaries and a shield for the Governor’s loyal Democrats.”
Hise might be on to something there.
On Monday, Governor Roy Cooper told a reporter from WRAL’s Capitol Connection that he had nothing to do with the ouster of the State Board of Elections Executive Director Kim Strach. However, a report from WRAL on Saturday indicates that Cooper had to have had some knowledge of the plan to fire Strach[…]
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