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Credit: Brad Gregg

The mystery of where Secretary of State Glenn Coffee will go once his resignation takes effect Jan. 31 has finally been solved. The former state senator revealed last week that he will buy the OKC law firm of attorney Lee Slater.

Slater, a former head of the state Election Board, was appointed earlier this month to serve as the next executive director of the state Ethics Commission.

Coffee announced in January that he would resign from the Cabinet post but gave no specifics about where he was headed.

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to continue the efforts began by Lee,” Coffee said last week. “He has become the expert in matters involving the intersection of politics and law.”

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