TN House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner won't seek re-election

TN House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner won't seek re-election

February 27th, 2014 by Andy Sher in Local - Breaking News

Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner, of Nashville

Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner, of...

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NASHVILLE -- State House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner announced today he will not seek re-election to the House District 51 after 14 years in office.

"This is a hard place to quit, but I will not be running this time around," the Nashville Democrat, told House colleagues on the floor this morning during personal orders.

Turner, the House's No. 2 Democrat, has not ruled out running for Metro Nashville mayor in 2015.