Rep. (R-Texas) announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in 2020, adding his name to the growing list of in Congress looking to give up their seats.
“After much prayer over the past few days and following conversations with my wife, Gina, during that time, I have decided that my current term will be my last,” he said in a statement.
Flores, first elected in 2010, is currently serving out his fifth term representing his state’s 17th Congressional District, an area near Austin that includes Waco.
He is one of at least a dozen Republican representatives who have so far announced they will not seek reelection ― and at least the fifth from Texas alone. The retirements present