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Lingham selected as new Elections Division director
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by Elizabeth Pagano
Yesterday, Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir announced that Geetha Lingham will serve as division director for the Elections Division of the County Clerk’s Office, effective Jan. 16. “Geetha Lingham is a veteran of the elections field and I am proud to ask her to continue serving the residents of Travis County in a new role as director of my office’s Elections Division,” said DeBeauvoir in a statement to the press. Lingham has worked as assistant director of the Elections Division since 2016, coming to Travis County after over 20 years in the Cook County Clerk’s Office. According to a press release from the county clerk, “Since 2016, in the Travis County Clerk’s Office, Assistant Director Lingham has worked as part of a leadership team that implemented key changes to the voting process. In particular, she has been focused on harnessing technology to increase efficiency and improve the voter experience in fast-growing Travis County.”
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