LITTLE ROCK — New indications have emerged that former Congressman Mike Ross may be seeking the Democratic nomination for governor next year, according to a post by Roby Brock of talkbusiness.net.
Ross told employees of Southwest Power Pool, where he has been serving as an officer and vice president since leaving Congress in January, that he is resigning.
“I wanted you to know that after much thought I have resigned as an officer and senior vice president at Southwest Power Pool to pursue another opportunity in public service,” he said.
Ross revealed a couple of weeks ago he was “reconsidering” running for governor since Attorney General Dustin McDaniel pulled out of the race after admitting to a marital indiscretion.
The day McDaniel announced he was withdrawing as a candidate, former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, said he was seeking the Democratic nomination.
Two Republicans have said they intend to run: former Congressman Asa Hutchinson and Curtis Coleman.