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Johnson to retire from House of Delegates

Published On: Feb 26 2013 12:57:20 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 26 2013 05:34:15 PM EST
JOE JOHNSON

Virginia 4th District House of Delegate member Joe Johnson says he will not seek re-election.

Johnson says he is 81 years old and it’s time to step aside and pass the torch to another.

He says the citizens of the Fourth District have been very good to him. Johnson says he has not had an opponent since being elected to the House in 1989.

He says he realizes life is short and he wants to spend more time with his family