resignation http://wfpl.org en Congressman Geoff Davis Resigns http://wfpl.org/post/congressman-geoff-davis-resigns <p>In a surprise statement, Congressman Geoff Davis, R-Ky., resigned Tuesday.</p><p>Last December, Davis announced that he would not be seeking re-election for a fifth term in Congress citing a need to spend more time with his family. Today&#39;s announcement echoes that sentiment and comes fives months ahead of schedule.</p><p><a href="http://geoffdavis.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=305294">In a statement on his website</a>, Davis says he will step down effective immediately and cites family health concerns.</p><blockquote><p>Recently, a family health issue has developed that will demand significantly more of my time to assist. &nbsp;As a result, I cannot continue to effectively fulfill my obligations to both my office and my family. &nbsp;Family must and will come first. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:43:49 +0000 Gabe Bullard & Phillip M. Bailey 1179 at http://wfpl.org Congressman Geoff Davis Resigns