MADISON (WKOW) -- Sen. Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center) announced Sunday night he will not seek re-election to his 17th District seat.
A spokesperson for Sen. Schultz confirmed to 27 News that he will finish his term and step down at the end of the year.
Sen. Schultz's decision comes more than nine months after Rep. Howard Marklein (R-Spring Green) announced he would challenge the six-term incumbent in a Republican primary this year.
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