Ney to Step Down from House Admin

The Washington Post has reported that the Chair of the House Administration Committee and the coauthor of HAVA, Rep. Bob Ney (R-OH) is to step down from his chairmanship when Congress reconvenes later this month. The member with rank on the committee is Vernon Ehler’s (R-MI). Under the rules of the House, the Speaker nominates his choice for chair of the House Administration Committee. This choice must be ratified by the House Republican Caucus.