Mississippi GOP Rep. Gregg Harper, who chairs the Committee on House Administration, will not run for re-election in 2018.
“I never intended for this to be a career, and it will soon be time for another conservative citizen legislator to represent us,” Harper said in a statement.
“I will work hard over the final 12 months of my term this year, but I will not seek re-election for a sixth term.”
Elected in 2008, Harper said Thursday he and his wife Sidney had long been thinking about when Harper would call it quits.
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