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Updated: Kroger Won't Seek Re-Election for Health Reasons

Former US Attorney Holton is a Likely Candidate

Attorney General John Kroger, who previously announced plans to seek re-election for a second term, will announce later this morning that he will not run after all, WW has learned.

The Oregonian is also reporting that Kroger won't run.

The first name to emerge as a potential successor in the Democratic primary is former interim U.S. attorney Dwight Holton, who was traveling and unavailable for comment.