# Rick barron
Exclusive: Departing Fulton election director blasts lawmakers for playing “Old South” politics
Fulton County elections director Rick BarronAtlanta Civic Circle. Rick Barron is leaving the building – but not before he gets a few things off of his chest. After nine years heading Georgia’s largest elections operation, Barron has weathered enough criticism, controversy, and procedural changes to give him a full, unvarnished understanding of the political landscape.