Goode Won’t Run Again for Congress
Former Rep. Virgil H. Goode Jr. confirmed today that he will not seek election in 2010 to the 5th district seat he lost last year to Democrat Tom Perriello.
Goode, a Republican, gave no reason why he decided not to try to regain the seat he had held for 12 years before being upset last year.
Fifth District Republican chairman Tucker Watkins said he expected a number of people would seek the Republican nomination.
[Post ends here]