The minority leader of the Arizona House has called on Secretary of State Ken Bennett to resign as the Arizona co-chairman of Mitt Romney‘s campaign after Bennett questioned the validity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate.
Democrat Chad Campbell says Wednesday that it’s inappropriate for the state’s top elections officer to publicly support one candidate when trying to keep another off the ballot.
Matthew Roberts, a spokesman for Bennett’s office, declined to comment.
Campbell also says Bennett should resign as secretary of state if he fails to quit the Romney post.
Hawaii sent Bennett’s office a document on Tuesday saying the Aloha State had verified the information on Obama’s birth certificate.
Bennett says he is satisfied with Hawaii’s verification and has closed his inquiry into the president’s birth information.