"At this time,” Palmer said, “it’s just not in the best interest for me to start an initiative that will take time — time that I do have, but mentally I don’t have the full time and devotion that it takes to give to the voters and campaign staff."As such, Merricks is now unopposed. Palmer, who still eyes a political future, will seek a Board of Supervisor's position in Pittslyvania County in 2011.
“The fact that I came into this campaign so late in the game — I don’t have the equipment that I need to mount a serious campaign. With those odds at my back, I’ve decided to suspend my campaign indefinitely.”
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Palmer drops out of HoD 16 Race, Merricks Now Unopposed
The Danville Register & Bee confirms rumors I have heard, specifically that Shawn Palmer, political novice, is dropping out of the race against Del. Don Merricks (R-16). Saith Palmer: