03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Josh Penry Won't Run For Reelection To The Colorado Senate

Sen. Josh Penry will not seek re-election to his Senate seat, the Grand Junction Republican said today.

Penry's unexpected withdrawal for the GOP nomination for governor in November created uncertainty not only for Rep. Steve King, R-Grand Junction, who plans to run for Penry's seat, but also a slew of Republican candidates hoping to replace him in the Colorado House.

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