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What brought down one Texas county’s entire elections department? It was something in the water.

August 30th, 2022 | By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune, with contribution by Jessica Huseman
Location: United States, Texas

Aggrieved anti-fluoride activists, low pay and an understaffed office eventually drove away all of Gillespie County’s election staff.

The town of Fredericksburg on Aug. 15, 2022.

A fracas over fluoride

Long hours, low pay