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GOP Rep Reverses Decision To Retire From Congress, Will Seek Another Term

Indiana Republican Congresswoman Victoria Spartz announced Monday that she will seek re-election in 2024, having previously decided to retire.

Just months after being re-elected, Spartz announced he would not run for a third term in the House in order to spend more time at home with his family. Following a wave of Republican retirements in late 2023 and early 2024, Spartz intends to reverse his decision and seek re-election. according to Regarding the statement of the member of parliament. (Related: Congresswoman Victoria Spartz announces retirement)

“It's never easy deciding where your obligations lie – family, work, country. Early last year, I took some time off from running for office to recharge and spend some time with my family in Indiana. “I decided to spend a lot of time there,” Spartz said in a statement. “But looking at where we are today, and at the urging of many of my constituents, I believe that with the current failed leadership in Washington, D.C., we cannot address the issues that are important to our country in this Congress. I don't think I'll be able to give a speech.'' He worked very hard. ”

“As someone who grew up under oppression, I understand the importance of this difficult time for our republic. I am honored to continue to fight for my fellow Hoosiers and, God willing, if God so chooses.” We must continue to make the countless American sacrifices for our freedom and keep the American Dream alive for our children,” Spartz added.

cook political report characterize Spartz's 2024 seat falls into the “solid Republican” category. The congressman secured his latest term in 2022 by more than 20 points.

Currently, 17 other House Republicans are not seeking re-election, including some seeking at-large positions and Senate seats. according to Go to the press gallery.

Two special elections will be held on February 13th and March 19th, respectively, to fill the vacancies held by ousted Republican Representative George Santos of New York and former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy of California. .

Spartz did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.

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