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Rep. Sandy Pasch will not seek re-election

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MADISON (WKOW) -- State Rep. Sandy Pasch announced Friday she will not seek re-election to the seat she has held since 2009 and will retire when her term ends at the end of this year. She cited "personal matters and family health circumstances" as her reason for not running again.

Pasch is the second highest ranking Democrat in the Wisconsin Assembly and is the sixth Democrat to announce they won't run for re-election to the Assembly.

Ten Republicans are not seeking re-election.

Pasch is from Shorewood and is the assistant Assembly Democratic leader. The 59-year-old is a nurse by trade.

Republicans hold a 60-39 majority in the Assembly.

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