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Rep. Curtiss won't seek re-election
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Twenty years in the Tennessee General Assembly will be enough for state Rep. Charles Curtiss.Curtiss told the Standard on Tuesday he will relinquish his seat in the 43rd District and not seek re-election after completing his 10th term in November 2014. Terms in the Tennessee House of Representatives are for two years.“Politics has gotten too ugly,” said Curtiss, D-Sparta. “If the only way to get elected is to talk bad about somebody, I’d just as soon stay at home.