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


1558571_568320163262827_479147363_n-300x297-9846792-5779851This 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.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.