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Florida Secretary of State Michael Ertel resigns after reveal of blackface photos

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Maybe he also had a hand in some phony elections and fraud in the Gubernatorial race against Andrew Gillum?)

The photos show Ertel -- who is white -- in blackface, wearing red lipstick, a New Orleans Saints bandana, fake breasts and large earrings.

DeSantis' office saw the photos obtained by the Tallahassee Democrat for the first time Thursday morning, and announced that DeSantis accepted Ertel's resignation hours later, the paper reported.

DeSantis was sworn in earlier this month, with Ertel's tenure lasting just under a month.

In 2005, Ertel served as Seminole County supervisor of elections. That same year, Hurricane Katrina slammed the southeast coast, causing more than 1,800 deaths, catastrophic flooding and billions of dollars in damage centered in New Orleans.

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