Mike Nemes unlikely to challenge Congressman Yarmuth, says he's eying another office

09/10/2013 02:12 PM

Former Republican state Rep. Mike Nemes told Pure Politics on Tuesday that he is “not actively seeking” to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth of Louisville in 2014.

Nemes, a moderate Republican who represented a working class district in south Louisville from 2011-12, had confirmed last month that he was being encouraged to run against Yarmuth, who has cruised to re-election in recent years.

Instead of Congress, he has his sights set on running for a difference office, although he declined to say which one. Last month, he said he also was considering another run for state legislature or Louisville Metro Council.

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