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.