Monday, May 14, 2012

Mike Ross Says No To Running For Arkansas Governor in 2014

Real Clear Politics: U.S. Rep. Mike Ross said Monday he won't seek the Democratic nomination for Arkansas governor in 2014, upending a race that he was widely expected to join after opting against a re-election bid this year.

Ross announced that instead of seeking the party's nomination, he will take a job with the Southwest Power Pool as its senior vice president for government affairs and public relations. The nonprofit power pool, based in Little Rock, manages electric services for 65 utilities in a nine-state area.

Last year, Ross said he wouldn't seek a seventh term representing south Arkansas' 4th District as he mulled a potential gubernatorial run. ... Read More

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