LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The former head of the Arkansas Lottery and one of his chief deputies spent about a quarter of their working days last year on personal trips out of state, legislative auditors said Thursday.

The auditors said the records were unclear on whether proper leave time was recorded for former Director Ernie Passailaigue and former Vice President for Gaming David Barden.

Passailaigue and Barden resigned this year after complaints about the games’ management.

The review, presented to the Legislative Joint Audit Committee, said Passailaigue was on non-business travel to South Carolina for 27 percent of his working days. Auditors said Barden spent 21 percent of his working days on non-business travel to South Carolina or Maine. Passailaigue and Barden disputed the audit’s findings.