A long-time state representative from Urbana says she won't run for a 7th term in office.
The Champaign News-Gazette reports Rep. Naomi Jakobsson made her announcement Tuesday evening in an email to supporters.
The Democrat says the decision to not seek re-election wasn't easy, but says it's been an "honor'' to serve the community.
The 71-year-old was first elected in 2002.
Her campaign manager, Michael Richards, sent an email to supporters after Jakobsson's announcement. He says he'll run for her seat.