GOP senator under ethics investigation, Kyle Loveless, resigns from seat

Posted at 10:21 AM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-27 20:34:40-04

OKLAHOMA CITY - State Sen. Kyle Loveless says he's resigning from his seat, effective immediately.

According to KOCO-TV, Sen. Loveless sent a letter to President Pro Tempore Mike Shultz saying:

"I hereby irrevocably resign my office as State Senator for District 45 effective immediately. I tender this resignation with much regret. Mistakes I have made are the responsibility of no one other than myself."

The republican state senator was under investigation for possible ethics violations.

Officials accuse him of not reporting campaign contributions.

Loveless was elected in 2012 to the District 45 seat representing parts of central Oklahoma.

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