Long-time Kansas representative to step down

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Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 12:17 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Kansas state representative who served his community for years is stepping away from his seat.

Representative Fred Patton (R-Topeka), the representative for the 50th House district, released a statement shown below that he is stepping away from his House of Representatives seat on October 16 saying he wants to focus more on his law practice, his family, and let the next representative gain some experience.

Patton was first elected back in 2014, is currently in his fifth term representing the 50th district, and chairs the house judiciary committee.