Strain decides not to run for governor

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The number of those planning to run for Louisiana governor is down by one.

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain recently announced via Facebook he will not be joining the race.

Strain said he's listened to friends and family and decided he's best serving Louisiana in his current role.

The commissioner added he will seek re-election in 2015.

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