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Pridemore latest to retire from state Assembly

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Republican state Rep. Don Pridemore is the latest member of the state Assembly to announce they will not run for re-election in November.

Wednesday's announcement makes Pridemore the 12th Republican and 18th Assembly member overall to decide against running again. Republicans currently hold a 60 to 39 majority in the Assembly, with all 99 seats up for grabs later this year.

Pridemore, a conservative from Erin, ran for state superintendent of schools in 2013. losing to incumbent Tony Evers.

The 67-year-old has served in the Assembly for 10 years and says he never believed elected office should be a long career.

Pridemore's district covers parts of Washington, Waukesha and Milwaukee counties.

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