JACKSON, Miss– Mitch Tyner, the lawyer that stood beside Chris McDaniel during his challenge to the republican senatorial run-off, is stepping down from the race for Public Service Commissioner.
Tyner released in a statement that the senatorial race from last year is part of the reason why he won’t be running for public service commissioner.
“Last year the party had a very divisive U.S. Senate race,” says Tyner in a statement, “the party cannot remain so divided and continue to win elections, especially in districts so evenly split like Central Mississippi.”
Tyner tells News Mississippi that he doesn’t want to start another divisive race:
The whole phone interview here: