Ector County DA will not seek re-election

Local News
11-28 ECTOR COUNTY COURTHOUSE _1511914694748.jpg

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Longtime Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland has announced he will not seek re-election.

Bland issued a statement Monday morning announcing his decision and noted that he will not seek any other position or office.

The DA says the decision was best for him and his family.

“I have been truly humbled and blessed for the opportunity to serve my home county as District Attorney for longer than any other prosecutor,” Bland said in his statement. “It has been the greatest honor of my life to represent the State of Texas and lead an amazing group of prosecutors, investigators, and support staff in our valiant efforts to seek justice and protect our citizens from those who would do them harm.”

District Attorney Bobby Bland

Bland says he plans to return to private practice once his term is up.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

History of Mass Violence

More Texas Mass Violence

BorderReport.com

More BorderReport

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Miss Cayce’s Wonderland Christmas Tree giveaway

Home For The Holidays Sweepstakes

Nominate a Remarkable Woman in Your Life