Sharon Runner will not seek re-election from the 21st District Senate race due to medical challenges
In a statement, Runner cited “medical challenges during the cold and flu season” that would be exacerbated by the stress of a campaign and four more years in office.
“This is a difficult decision that was made after a great deal of prayer, thought, and discussions with my family and doctors,” she said. “I will continue to work hard and advocate for my constituents for the remainder of my term, but have chosen not to seek re-election. My doctors have stressed the need to slow down, and I will heed their advice.”