Democrat George Dodge of Santa Rosa plans to run for re-election for District 63 in the state House of Representatives.
The district includes Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Guadalupe counties.
He has held the position since 2011.
"It has been an honor and privilege to serve my constituents the last two years and I hope to continue my service," Dodge wrote in a email.
Dodge is a businessman, retired high school principal and Navy veteran.
Signup day for the June 5 primary is March 20.
Dodge is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position.