By: KDKA-TV News Staff
GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – Westmoreland County has fired the election bureau’s deputy director weeks ahead of the presidential election.READ MORE: Mixon Has Career Day, Steelers Crushed In Cincinnati 41-10
County officials wouldn’t say why Scott Sistek was fired.READ MORE: FirstEnergy Planning West Virginia Solar Energy Project
According to the Trib, court documents show Sistek was suspended with pay on Sept. 17 then converted to unpaid status on Sept. 25. He was removed from the job this week.
Commissioner Doug Chew told the Trib there’s no politics involved and it had nothing to do with any election issues.MORE NEWS: Panel Gives The Go Ahead To Demolish Building That Housed Wright Brothers' First Bike Shop
Sistek was named the interim director in July two months after he was transferred to the election bureau. He was appointed to the deputy director in August.