By Gary Lloyd
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus has announced that he will not seek reelection in 2014.
Bachus has served the sixth district of Alabama for 11 terms. The sixth district includes parts of Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson and Shelby counties.
“Spencer Bachus served Alabama and the Sixth Congressional District well for many years,” said Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead in a statement. “His leadership on the House Financial Services Committee showed his strength and dedication to his position. I know that Congressman Bachus will finish his term proudly and will work hard until his final day in office. My prayers go out to Spencer and Linda and I wish them the very best.
“I have no doubt that there will be a number of very qualified conservative Republicans who will seek to represent the Sixth Congressional District in next year’s election. This is a critical time in the history of our country and must send to Washington a strong conservative who will stand up against the liberal agenda that is being pushed by President Obama.”
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