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Garret Graves says he will not seek re-election to Congress

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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U.S. Rep. Garret Graves said Friday that he will not seek re-election to Congress, an about-face from earlier statements saying he was committed to run but trying to decide which district to run in. The Baton Rouge Republican made the surprising announcement via X, formerly Twitter. He said he expects the maps drawn by Legislature in January to be eventually thrown out by courts, and said that seeking to run in those districts would be unfair to constituents. "It is evident that a run in any temporary district will cause...

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