Houston Mayor Resigns

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

An upcoming special election in Houston has been cancelled, because Houston Mayor Roger Purcell has handed in his resignation.  The election would have determined whether or not voters wanted to recall Purcell.

Thursday night, the Houston city council accepted the resignation in a four-to-two vote.  Purcell had sent a letter to the panel, but did not appear in person.

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