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District 10 State Rep. Nolan Metteal not seeking re-election

Mississippi House Representative Nolan Mettetal has announced he will not seek re-election.

Metteal, who has represented District 10 since his election to the House of Representatives in 2012, posted the announced on his Facebook page.

“To the wonderful citizens of MS House District 10, thank you for your heartwarming dedication, loyalty, and efforts toward my campaigns of family, friends and community. My entire family is humbly grateful to you for your confidence, trust and friendship that will be cherished forever. We deeply appreciate your giving me this incredible opportunity to serve and represent you in the MS Senate and House. This rewarding experience has been a phenomenal honor of my lifetime.”

District 10 includes portions of Lafayette, Panola and Tallahatchie counties.

Metteal was first elected to the Mississippi Senate in 1996 where he served until his election to the House in 2012. His committee memberships include the Universities and Colleges Chairman; Appropriations, Banking and Financial Services; Medicaid; Public Health and Human Services; and Public Property.

Mettetal said he is going out on his own terms and plans to spend lots more time with their grandchildren.

The next election for the District 10 House seat will be Nov. 5, 2019.

According to Metteal’s biography on the Mississippi House of Representatives website, he is a member of the Mississippi Pharmacist Association and is an active member of the alumni associations of both the University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College.