Democrat Tom Udall won't seek Senate re-election

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Senator Tom Udall says he will not seek re-election in 2020 in a move that opens up a secure Democratic seat to competition.

The second-term senator and former congressman says he is confident he could run a strong campaign but preferred to look for new ways to serve the public

Udall announced the end of his 20-year political career in Washington in a statement on Monday.