Governor accepts Whitley resignation as Secretary of State

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — According to the Texas Governor’s Office, David Whitley has resigned from his role as Texas Secretary of State Monday afternoon.

The Governor’s Office has released a letter signed by Governor Greg Abbott accepting Whitley’s resignation. 

The resignation was accepted shortly after the Texas Senate failed to confirm and approve the interim Secretary of State to a permanent position as nominated by Governor Abbott.

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