End of the Trail

Press Release

Well folks, we were 43 qualified signatures short of the 1,000 required. Therefore I will not appear on the ballot.

Thanks to all of you for your encouragement and a special thanks to the small dedicated group of signature collectors -- we wouldn't have been close without you.

I told my family that this would be my last Congressional attempt, and now that promise is in black and white. In the coming years I hope to work to make the ballot more accessible for independent candidates and make voting more accessible for all registered voters. But not another Congressional run.

Thanks again ... see you at the pool! Mark

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