“I am grateful for the confidence that the Clark County Democratic Party placed in me and my candidacy and look forward to continued involvement in local politics in the future,” the notice says.
Dixon told the Springfield News-Sun that she believes the Democrats will be allowed to select a replacement to run in November. Information sent to the Springfield News-Sun by the Clark County Board of Election also indicates the Democrats will be allowed to enter a replacement.
She doesn’t know who her replacement will be, she said.
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“It is time for new people and fresh perspective,” she said. “Whoever the Democratic Party picks to run, I would be open to supporting that person as long as they will do the right things for the county.”
Dixon has been a social activist in Springfield. She was previously quoted in a Springfield News-Sun story when about 100 people rallied outside Congressman Warren Davidson’s office in February 2017 about President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban.