Grimes announces she will not run for Mayor of Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Following rumors of Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes running for Mayor of Lexington, on Friday she released a statement telling voters she will not be running.

In a statement Grimes says; "Over the last weeks, many have asked me to consider running for Mayor of Lexington, my home, a city I adore. It would be a great honor to lead the city and I am flattered and humbled by the support, but my next race will not be for Mayor."

This comes after Current Mayor of Jim Gray announced his run for the 6th Congressional District in next year's Democratic primary.

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