Local Representatives among Democrats signing letter asking Auditor Kelley to resign

my newsA letter signed by 29 members of the House Democratic Caucus, including four local legislators, was hand delivered by Rep. Sam Hunt (D-Olympia) asking for Auditor Troy Kelley’s immediate resignation.

Among the local Representatives signing the letter were Strom Peterson (21st District), Lillian Ortiz-Self (21st District), Ruth Kagi (32nd District) and Luis Moscoso (1st District).

Kelley has taken a leave of absence after being indicted by federal authorities for alleged tax fraud.

The letter reads in part “Because of our overriding interest in protecting the integrity of our state’s institutions, we urge you to immediately resign your office in order to allow the people to have a State Auditor who is performing the duties of the office as required under the Washington State Constitution.”

Click here to read the full content of the letter.

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