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Rep. Chris Stewart announces he will leave office in September

Jun 7, 2023, 5:33 PM | Updated: 5:43 pm

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, announced Wednesday that he is resigning his seat in the U.S. House ove...

FILE: Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, talks with a reporter at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News)

(Scott G Winterton/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Chris Stewart officially submitted his letter of resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives to Gov. Cox on Wednesday.

In the letter, Stewart says his resignation will be effective Friday, Sept. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Also letter, Stewart states that serving the state of Utah has been one of the greatest honors of his life.

A schedule of a special election should be released by the governor’s office sometime in the next seven days.

 

Here to view Stewart’s resignation letter, click on the link below. 

Congressman Stewart – Resignation Letter – Governor Cox (1)

Mark Jones contributed to this report. 

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