Arkansas Dem Vic Snyder Won't Run Again
Congressman faced tough challenge in GOP-leaning district
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 15, 2010 7:00 PM CST
Rep. Vic Snyder, D-Ark.   (

(Newser) – Facing an uphill battle against a Republican challenger, Arkansas Rep. Vic Snyder says he won’t seek an eighth term in November. Snyder, 52, is the 11th House Democrat to retire, Politico reports, and the GOP is mounting a serious challenge to nine of those seats. One recent poll showed Snyder trailing Republican Tim Griffin by 17%.