Representative Jarvis Dortch has resigned from House

Earlier this morning on social media, Representative Jarvis Dortch, who represents House District 66 in Hinds County, announced he has resigned from the Mississippi House of Representatives, effective immediately.

Dortch has held the position since 2016 and has served on various committees, including Insurance, Judiciary A, Public Health and Human Services, and Youth and Family Affairs

Dortch said, “This is a really hard post to make but I look forward to the next chapter in my career. Yesterday was my final day serving in the Mississippi House of Representatives.”

His resignation letter is available below: