Shortey's Resignation Expected Wednesday - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Shortey's Resignation Expected Wednesday

Posted: Updated:

Sen. Ralph Shortey is expected to resign from the state Senate by tomorrow afternoon.

Shortey's resignation announcement was made yesterday by his newly-hired defense attorney Ed Blau.

Shortey has not returned to the Capitol since the day before he was formally punished by the Senate. He was stripped of his chairmanships, his office, and his parking space, but he can still vote on the Senate floor. Some senators are now concerned he could sue them if he is not formally convicted.

3/20/17 Related Story: Federal Law Agencies Also Investigating State Sen. Shortey

Last week, he turned himself in to the Cleveland County jail after he was charged with three felonies related to child prostitution after being found in a motel with a teenage boy.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Featured On

  • Consumer Watch

    Been a victim of a scam? The Consumer Watch team investigates and gives helpful advice.

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines affecting Oklahomans.

  • My 2 Cents

    Join Kelly Ogle in a community conversation about important Oklahoma issues.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.