Larchuk announced this morning that he is withdrawing both his candidacy and his challenge to McClelland’s petitions.
“All that matters is defeating Keith Rothfus in November. This protracted court battle and primary contest have become counterproductive and so I am stepping aside. We do not need a repeat of 2012.”
All staff will be paid through April and all contributors will be refunded.
2014 nominee Erin McClelland is now all but guaranteed a rematch with Congressman Keith Rothfus.
The 12th Congressional District covers Beaver County and parts of Allegheny, Cambria, Lawrence, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties.