Rep. George Santos’ (R-NY) campaign treasurer has resigned, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Nancy Marks tendered her resignation from her roles on the Santos campaign and other committees. It is currently unclear who the new treasurer will be.
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An amended form stated that Tom Datwyler was the new treasurer, but a later document from Datwyler’s attorney said he had not held the position. The FEC has asked the Santos campaign to clarify the situation.
FILE – Rep. George Santos, RN.Y., leaves a House GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 25, 2023.
Marks had been involved in Santos’ campaigns in 2020 and 2022, but has now left the freshman congressman’s team, which is embroiled in a scandal over fabrications on his resume.
A new poll by Newsday and Siena College found that 78 percent of Santos’ constituents in New York’s 3rd Congressional District believe he should resign.
By political party, 89% of Democrats, 71% of Republicans and 72% of independent voters polled say Santos should resign.
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The survey was conducted from January 23 to 26, and 653 voters were asked for their opinion. The poll’s margin of error was 4.4%.