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In the shadow of the error-filled efforts to purge state voter rolls of non-citizens, Texas Secretary of state David Whitley delivered his resignation to the Governor Monday afternoon, shortly before the end of the parliamentary term.
To remain in Whitley necessary two-thirds majority from the Senate, in his position, but despite the expected support from all 19 Republicans, Democrats flatly his voters denied rolls investigation by the Austin American-Statesman reported. He resigned before a vote could take place.
The Secretary of state is constitutionally required to leave, if he is not confirmed by the end of a full term, according to the Texas Tribune. Whitley had served, since December.
David Whitley, has resigned as Texas secretary of state, reported wrongly, the question of the citizenship of nearly 100,000 Texans. (Associated Press)
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Whitley ‘ s office, allegedly, the question of citizenship around the 98,000 Texans – many times extends in the error. His investigation, three Federal probes and a court decision is reported at the end of its efforts, the Austin American-Statesman brought forth.
Texas Governor’s elections supervisor reported in the first Senate confirmation of the Texas Tribune.
As soon as a new Secretary of state appointed and can quit putting your office to continue Whitley’s efforts, by a court, but the examination must re-organize to avoid his mistakes, the Houston Chronicle reported.
To read Whitley’s resignation letter in part: “Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve Texas. The cooperation with the staff in the secretary of state’s office, County election officials and representatives of our #1 trading partner, Mexico, has been my distinct honor and a privilege.”
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Neither Whitley nor Gov. Greg Abbott have commented on the resignation.