Position Vacant

Last modified on: 05-28-2021 14:15:14

Secretary of State
(Secretary of State)


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Texas Secretary of State Ruth Ruggero Hughs announced her resignation after serving nearly two years in office. Her departure is effective May 31.

Hughs previously served as chair and commissioner representing employers at the Texas Workforce Commission. Before that, she was the director of defense litigation at the Office of the Texas Attorney General.

The Senate Nominations Committee did not take up Hughs’ nomination, requiring her to leave office at the end of the legislative session.

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(512) 463-5770
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