Businessman and former Parks and Recreation Director Rob Healy announced this morning that he is dropping out of the Chattanooga mayoral race and will not run.
“I have concluded my candidacy presently lacks the support necessary to win this election,” Healy said.
Healy brought up the staggering amount of money needed to pay for campaigns.
His withdrawal leaves two candidates for mayor — former Democratic state Sen. Andy Berke and former city employee Guy Satterfield.
For more information, read tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Cliff has worked for the Times Free Press for five years and covers Chattanooga city government. He previously covered Rhea County, as well as transportation and growth and development in Southeast Tennessee. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Cliff graduated in 2003 from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism. Before coming to Chattanooga, he was a crime reporter with Hernando Today, a supplement of The Tampa (Fla.) ...