By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Marlin Woods is dropping his independent candidacy for mayor of Pittsburgh.
Woods, a motivational speaker, said a Democratic voters challenge of his petitions put him in a position to legally defend his petitions at a hearing on Monday.
He said that is logistically impossible in such a short period of time.
"I can promise you have not heard the last from me. I will continue to advance my positive message and respond to opportunities to provide leadership where and when appropriate in the next four years. Stay tuned; we're just getting started. Working together our best days lie ahead," Woods said in a release on Saturday.
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