Democratic Party of Ark. responds to Lt. Gov. Mark Darr's resignation

Inresponse to Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr's decision to resign, the Democratic Party ofArkansas Chair Vince Insalaco released the following statement:

Inlight of Lt. Gov. Mark Darr's recent ethics violations, his resignation is theright thing to do for the state of Arkansas. Arkansans hold their electedofficials to a standard of transparency and ethical behavior and when anofficial repeatedly breaks that trust, Arkansans expect them to takeresponsibility. The Democratic Party of Arkansas is relieved that Mr. Darr didnot put the people of Arkansas and the state legislature through theimpeachment process.