Arizona Democrat resigns after accusations of sexual misconduct at DC university

One of the Arizona Democrats’ newest legislators has resigned from his position a little over a month after taking the role after allegations of sexual misconduct arose from his time as a student at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

The Arizona House Democrats released a statement on Tuesday confirming that state Rep. Jevin Hodge resigned from his position.

“We have accepted Representative Hodge’s resignation, which he offered in good faith and out of respect for our caucus, and we are prepared to move forward with the important business of the state,” House Democratic Leader Lupe Contreras said.

PRESS RELEASE: House Democratic Leadership statement on the resignation of Representative Jevin Hodge #azleg

— Arizona House Democrats (@AZHouseDems) March 19, 2024

Hodge was appointed to fill the position of Athena Salman,
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