Feb. 15, 2017: Tex McIver, a lawyer who has been charged in the shooting death of his wife, has resigned from the Georgia Elections Board. McIver, of Buckhead, requested that the Board not re-appoint him in a Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, letter to State Senate leaders and members. McIver is facing criminal charges in the September, 2016, death of Diane McIver. He claims the shooting was accidental. McIver has worked on the Elections Board since 2005. McIver is also seeking the return of the vehicle in which the incident occurred. His request was scheduled to be heard yesterday morning, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2017, at 9:30 at the Fulton County Superior Court. Police have charged McIver with misdemeanor reckless conduct and felony involuntary manslaughter.