Former U.S. Senate candidate, George Allen, stated in a recent interview with The News Virginian, he will not seek elected office in the future.
George Allen dedicated the past two years to running a grassroots campaign for the U.S. Senate. He and wife, Susan, traversed the Commonwealth talking to Virginians and business leaders about issues effecting their part of the state. His campaign was dedicated to improving job creation, exploring energy resources and reducing our country's debt.
Allen has served the Commonwealth in many capacities. In the state, he served as Governor from 1994-98, and previously in the House of Delegates from the 58th district from 1983-91. On the federal level, George Allen served as Congressman from 1991-93 and U.S. Senator from 2001-2007.
Here is George Allen's statement from The News Virginian: