Wagner drops out of Pa. governor's race
March 27, 2014
HARRISBURG (AP) — Jack Wagner says a lack of money prompted him to drop out of the
Pennsylvania governor's race.
former two-term state auditor general withdrew from the May 20 primary ballot
on Wednesday, the last day he could do so.
told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that reality set in when he
started soliciting contributions from his traditional supporters and discovered
that many of them were backing another candidate or staying neutral.
leaves four candidates for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican
Gov. Tom Corbett — York businessman Tom Wolf, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, state
Treasurer Rob McCord and former state environmental protection secretary Katie
spokesmen for Wolf and McGinty say they don't think Wagner's leaving will have
any effect on the race.