Verbatim: Janklow’s Resignation Letter

Posted December 9, 2003 at 9:08am

Honorable Dennis Hastert
Speaker of the House
House of Representatives
Washington, D.C.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

I wish to inform you that because of present circumstances, I am and will be unable to perform the duties incumbent upon me in representing the people of South Dakota as their U.S. representative.

Therefore, I wish to inform you that I will resign from the House of Representatives effective Jan. 20, 2004.

Please let me know if there are any further formalities which I must perform or accomplish to effectuate this resignation.

Representing the people of South Dakota in all the capacities that I have over the years has brought a treasure of memories and friends. This includes the year I have spent in the U.S. House.

Thank you for all the courtesies you have extended to me and the people of South Dakota.

William Janklow