Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Maroun out, field narrowing

Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun won't seek the GOP nomination ahead of this falls 23rd Congressional District race.

Read Jon Alexander's story here.

That leaves Jefferson County banker Matt Doheny and Lake Placid accountant Doug Hoffman in the mix.

Both men aim to unseat newly-elected Democratic Representative Bill Owens.

Doheny issued the following statement following Maroun's announcement:

"Paul has become a good friend, and as a Franklin County Legislator, remains a great advocate for the people of the North Country. I wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to seeking his counsel in my bid for Congress."

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