U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, announced Friday she will not seek re-election.
Bustos has held the U.S. House of Representative 17th District seat since January 2013. She has 20 months left of her current term.
In a video message shared on social media, Bustos said: “It will be a new decade, and I feel it’s time for a new voice.”
Today, following a decade of service in Washington, I am announcing that I will not seek reelection in Congress after completing my fifth term. pic.twitter.com/eWQYJADyyA— Cheri Bustos (@CheriBustos) April 30, 2021