Originally written on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 11/3/12

The wife of ESPN reporter John Clayton reportedly lost her job as an elections worker due to her need for a wheelchair. Patricia Clayton, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, was fired from her temporary job at King County Elections in Washington on Monday after co-workers complained that her condition was a burden to them.“They said there was a complaint—complaints from my co-workers that I was a burden to my co-workers asking them to assist me,” Clayton said, according to King 5 News.Some of the things that Clayton admitted to asking her co-workers for help with included wheeling herself to the break room, and asking them to bring her bins of envelopes. Apparently, that caused too much strain to her colleagues.“To have this taken away from her on almost on the eve of the election is so hurtful,” her husband told the news station. National Election Day is slated for this upcoming Tuesday (Nov. 6) as voters will flock to the polls to stuff their ballots. Unfortunately, Mrs. Clayton will not have the chance to assist them. Via Sporting News.

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