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Democrat Barb Byrum Decides Against 8th District Run

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(WLNS) - Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum will not run for the 8th Congressional seat held now by the retiring Mike Rogers.

In a statement Byrum said she can serve Michigan residents best in her current position.

"After carefully considering a run for Congress, I have determined that I can best serve the residents of Michigan by continuing my role as Ingham County Clerk," said Byrum.

Byrum had been mentioned as a possible Democratic candidate for the seat. 

Two weeks ago Rogers announced he would not run for re-election.   

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