Mitchell Howie, Sen. Paul Sanford’s opponent, withdraws from race

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Mitchell Howie was planning to oppose Paul Sanford on the November ballot for State Senate District 7.  However, Howie announced Tuesday he is withdrawing from the race.

Howie announced on Facebook that his wife is expecting their third child in February 2015, and after much consideration, he is bowing out of the race to focus on family.

“Thanks to all that supported me in this campaign and God Bless!” Howie wrote.

Trending Stories