EL PASO, Texas — Effective January 4th of next year, El Paso and State Representative Joe C. Pickett will be stepping down.
The announcement was made this morning via press release.
Pickett cited a recent cancer finding as the reason he needed to step down.
Pickett was elected in the 1994 election and has served in the Texas Legislation for over 20 years.
In his statement, Rep. Pickett thanked the people of El Paso as well as the many friends he has made along the way in tenure.