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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 22, 2012

Rep. Mike McDonald, D-Portland, has announced he will retire after nine terms in the House – becoming the 10th Democrat to announce he won't seek re-election to the General Assembly this year. McDonald was first elected to the House District 44 seat representing northern Sumner County in 1994. The mostly rural district was significantly redrawn this year and now stretches into the cities of Gallatin and Hendersonville. The Commercial Appeal reports