MANCHESTER - State representative Jeffrey Wilson (D - Arlington, Manchester, Sandgate, Sunderland) announced that he will not seek reelection this year after serving three terms in office.

Wilson - who defeated state representative Judith Livingston in 2008 - said he is stepping down to devote more time to business pursuits and family.

Wilson - who currently sits on the House Committee on Ways and Means - was the Town Manager of Manchester from 1986 until 2003.

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