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March 25, 2024  •  

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher Resigns

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Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District Rep. Mike Gallagher announced his resignation effective April 19. The resignation does not trigger a special election under the statute because the effective date occurs after the second Tuesday in April. All of the state’s eight […]

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New York Rep. Tom Reed announced his retirement from Congress seven months before his final term was set to conclude. His resignation comes after the congressman faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Rep. Antonio Delgado is also expected to resign to […]

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January 19, 2022  •  

Maine Legislator to Resign

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Sen. Louis Luchini announced he would resign from the Maine Legislature in order to accept a new job as an advocate within the U.S. Small Business Administration. The governor is expected to call a special election to fill the vacant […]

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December 23, 2021  •  

Arizona State Senator Resigns

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Arizona State Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai resigned her position on Wednesday, December 22 to take an appointment with the Biden administration. Peshlakai is the 13th legislator in Arizona to leave their seat in 2021. County officials within Peshlakai’s district will choose […]

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Del. Jay Jones of Norfolk, Virginia announced his resignation from the General Assembly. In a public letter, Jones cited a desire to prioritize being a father and supportive husband, as he and his wife prepare to welcome their first child. […]

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August 10, 2021  •  

New York Governor Cuomo Resigns

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation one week after the state Office of Attorney General released a report concluding he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women. The resignation will take effect in 14 days on August 24. Lt. Gov. Kathy […]

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The Missouri House voted unanimously today to reject the resignation of Rep. Rick Roeber. A bipartisan group of lawmakers argued the House Ethics Committee should complete its investigation into allegations Roeber sexually and physically abused his children. Three adult children […]

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After 17 years of service representing District 15, Sen. Gary Jackson has announced his resignation effective June 30, citing growing health concerns. Jackson was met with a standing ovation following his announcement on the Senate Floor. Furthermore, a special election […]

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On February 19, State Rep. David Nangle announced his resignation from Middlesex District 17. Rep. Nangle was arrested by the FBI and the IRS on federal charges of bank fraud, wire fraud, filing false tax returns, and making false statements […]

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February 26, 2020  •  

Vermont State Rep. Matt Trieber Resigns

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On February 14, State Rep. Matt Trieber announced his resignation from the Windham-3 District. Trieber resigned his legislative seat to focus on his job as a youth counselor. Gov. Phil Scott will appoint a nominee to fill the vacancy from […]

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State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown resigned on December 12 under protest. In October, she was convicted of bribery, conflict of interest, and failure to properly file a financial disclosure report. The state constitution prevents her from continuing to serve in […]

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Rep. Dillon Bates resigned today after being accused of manipulating students into sexual relationships while he was a teacher. After learning of the investigation by the Portland Police Department, Speaker Sara Gideon called for his immediate resignation. Bates denies the […]

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned after his cousin stepped forward as the fifth man to accuse Murray publicly of sexually abusing him as a minor. After the accusations of sexual abuse earlier this year, Murray denied wrongdoing but announced he […]

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Chuck Totto, executive director of the Honolulu Ethics Commission, resigned effective immediately. Totto acknowledged some commissioners do not trust him to make important decisions. He blamed his resignation, in part, on his longstanding adversarial relationship with the administration of Mayor […]

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