Rep. John Turner (D-Dallas) announced he would not seek re-election. “Another campaign and another full legislative session are not compatible with the time I need to devote at this stage in life to being a father and husband,” Turner said in a statement. “I hope I will have other opportunities to be involved in politics again a few years down the road.” He was first elected in 2018 by a 56%-44% margin, flipping what became an open seat after Lisa Luby Ryan defeated Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) in the Republican primary. He won re-election by 8 points in 2020.

His 2020 opponent, Dallas higher education director Luisa del Rosal, said on Twitter that she would “make an announcement about our future soon.” She out-raised Turner, $1.36M to $818K, during that election cycle.

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