Patricia Mokolo withdraws from congressional race

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Patricia Evans Mokolo announced Wednesday she will not run in the upcoming election for congress.

Mokolo was a candidate for a seat from the 7th Congressional district currently occupied by Rep. Artur Davis.  Davis is not running for re-election because he is running for governor of Alabama.

Mokolo said, in a statement Wednesday to FOX6 News, she decided to withdraw from the race, "after careful consideration and an unsuccessful attempt to raise enough funds to continue in the race."

Mokolo said she will continue to work meticulously with organizations that share a common interest in finding solutions to the problems she has drawn attention to, such as eradicating poverty in the district and improving the standard of living for all.

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