NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Longtime Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling it quits.

Hikind announced Wednesday he will not see reelection.

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He was first elected to the New York State Assembly in 1983.

In his announcement, Hikind said that despite accomplishing a lot, he only regrets he could not have done more.

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Hikind would only say his future plans include helping the Jewish community.