FARGO, N.D. – U.S. Congressman-elect Kelly Armstrong resigned from his seat in the North Dakota State Senate yesterday after being elected to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday.
“It has been my honor and privilege to serve the people of District 36 in the North Dakota State Senate. I'm truly grateful for their support and the opportunity to work alongside you and our colleagues in the North Dakota Legislature.
“I am humbled now to have been elected to serve the people of North Dakota in the United States House of Representatives. Please accept this letter as my formal notice of resignation from the North Dakota Senate as I prepare to assume my position as U.S. Congressman for the Great State of North Dakota.”
Armstrong served a state senator for District 36 since 2012. He will be sworn in as North Dakota’s lone Congressman on January 3, 2019.