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Lt. Govenor – Elect Mark Hutchison resigns Senate post to serve as Lt. Gov.

By Miriam Hodgman

1558571_568320163262827_479147363_nThis morning, Lt. Governor – Elect Mark Hutchison submitted his letter of resignation to Governor Sandoval.

Hutchison officially vacated the office of State Senator representing Senate District No.6 as of 5 p.m. today in order to serve as Lt. Governor.

With his resignation the Clark County Commission will be able to move forward in a smooth and transparent manner to appoint a new state senator to represent the constituents of Senate District No. 6.

Edit: The article was updated to clarify Hutchison’s resignation from the Senate in order to serve as Lt. Governor.

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