Josh Howard

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In 1953 President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued an executive order that banned homosexuals from holding jobs in the federal government or receiving a security clearance. 

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The State Board of Elections has removed a Beaufort County elections board member from office.

Republican Delma Blinson of Blounts Creek endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon at a Tea Party meeting two months ago.

State law limits the political activities of members of boards of elections. Josh Howard is the chairman of the State Board.