Lexington County Chronicle: State Sen. Nikki Setzler to retire: good leaders know ‘when to let somebody else lead’

January 16, 2024 

Nikki Setzler (D-Lexington), who was first elected in 1977, revealed earlier this week that he won’t seek another term representing District 26, which includes Cayce, West Columbia, Swansea and other parts of the counties of Lexington, Richland, Aiken and Calhoun… He reflected on his decision to step away from the Senate at 78 on the night he accepted the 2024 Riley-Wilkins Legislative Leadership Award Jan. 10, a day after his departure was revealed in an op-ed published by The State newspaper.

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