Texas Secretary of State to step down

Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos announced his resignation effective Dec. 15, according to a Dec. 5 letter to Governor Greg Abbott.

“I am proud to say that over the past two years, my office has worked tirelessly to help improve the lives of all Texans through strengthening our international relationships, attracting investment, facilitating business growth and trade, protecting the solemn integrity of our elections system, and engaging more Texans in the electoral process,” Pablos wrote. “I can say with great confidence that Texas is even stronger today in these
areas than it was two years ago.”

Pablos was the 111th to serve as Secretary of State.

Read the resignation letter here.