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Overstreet won’t seek re-election

Overstreet won’t seek re-election

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

LYNDEN, Wash. – Whatcom County will have a new legislator in Olympia next year.

42nd District State Representative Jason Overstreet says he will not seek a third term in the Washington State House.

The Lynden Republican says he’s looking forward to spending more time with his wife and kids.

Overstreet was elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2012.

His term officially ends at the end of the year.

Vice Chair of the Washington State Republican Party, Luanne Van Werven, says she will run for his seat.

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