Tom Wagner Not Running for Re-election as State Auditor

1675
whartons-landscaping

During last night’s Kent County Lincoln Day Dinner, Delaware State Auditor Tom Wagner announced that he will not seek re-election in November.   He told supporters that his decision to not seek another term is based on health issues.

Read his statement –

This evening I addressed the Kent County Lincoln Day Dinner and announced that I will not seek re-election in 2018. It was a bittersweet moment for me surrounded by friends and family in the county where my political career began more then 30 years ago when I ran for Mayor of Camden.

My decision not to run is based on health concerns that will require me to eventually have a kidney transplant. It would not be fair to the citizens of Delaware or the Republican Party to run for re-election knowing that I cannot dedicate 110% of my time and energy to this critical role in state government.

There is no higher calling than public service and, for three decades, I have had the humbling privilege of serving the citizens of Delaware as their State Auditor. I would like to thank the voters of Delaware for their trust during my time in office.

I would like to give special thanks to the career staff members in the Auditors Office who I have worked with over the years. Being an auditor can be a thankless job, and all of you have gone above and beyond to protect Delaware’s taxpayers from fraud, waste, and abuse. It has been an honor to work with you.


 

Baker Petroleum