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San Antonio State Rep. Joe Farias Resigns Seat
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 6:55 AM

Rep. Joe Farias, D-San Antonio, who announced on June 1 that he would not seek reelection, formally resigned his Texas House seat in a letter to the governor on Monday. The Democrat had represented District 118 in Bexar County since 2006. 

“Through consultation with my wife Angie, I have decided not to fulfill my full term, and resign,” Farias said in a statement. “It is my hope to enjoy more time with my family who’ve always been most important to me, but often not prioritized.”

Gov. Abbott will have to call for a special election to fill the seat for the remainder of Farias’ term, which expires at the end of 2016.

Contact Texas Credit Union Association Legislative and Regulatory Director Charlotte Spencer at 512-853-8511 or cspencer@txcua.coop for more information.