Green Bay Mayoral candidate Peter Nugent has withdrawn from the race for Mayor.
Citing challenges during the last month for Nugent and his family, a re-evaluation of priorities led to his decision to step back.
Nugent sent his official statement to Local 5, found below.
If there’s anything I know for sure, nothing is for certain. This past month has been a bit of a challenge for me and my family, which has resulted in me reflecting on the Mayor’s race. Although I love this city and am so encouraged by the support my campaign has received from so many people, I’ve decided not to continue my candidacy. Without question, this has been a very difficult decision. A re-evaluation of priorities was necessary and unfortunately, I am just not in a position to give the deserved time and energy to the campaign.
I trust that whoever is placed in the leadership position to run our city will focus on making it even better than it is today. We have something special here, but it takes all of us to be involved. Please join me in supporting the individuals who continue to step forward to create a better future for all of us.
This is one of my favorite weeks of the year, and presents an opportunity to reflect on our many blessings. I’m thankful for my family, friends and for this great City of Green Bay that we call home. I wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving.