“It’s no secret I’ve been talking about media work. I’m sure I will be doing more than one thing, several things. You can say that pretty safely,” Dent said told the Patriot News in an interview.
According to the Patriot News Dent said he has “been pursuing these several options for the next chapter of my professional life and those discussion are progressing.”
“Nothing is final and I’d like to move more aggressively on those fronts. I’ve talked to my family, they felt it was the right time to do it,” Dent said.
Dent told the Patriot News he will leave office some time between May 8th and Memorial Day.
After he officially leaves office, Governor Tom Wolf will have 10 days to set a date for the special election to replace Dent that will be at least 60 days after the announcement meaning Wolf could set the date the coincide with the November general election.
“The governor can do whatever he wishes. It would be better to make the elections concurrent,” Dent said.