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Representative David Simpson withdraws from Speaker race

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(KYTX) - District 6 Representative David Simpson withdrew Tuesday from the Texas Speaker of the House race.

The decision gives the opportunity for another term with the current Speaker of the House, Joe Straus, who has held the position since 2009.

Longview native, Simpson, took his seat in 2010. 

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