Democratic McLennan County DA candidate suspends campaign - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Democratic McLennan County DA candidate suspends campaign

(Source: Seth Sutton) (Source: Seth Sutton)
WACO, TX (KXXV) -

The Democratic candidate for the McLennan County District Attorney spot has dropped out of the race. 

Seth Sutton posted on his Facebook page Tuesday saying that he was suspending his campaign for DA due to a variety of personal reasons. His post states that family, his law firm partners and clients all played a part in his decision.

"Had I continued my campaign, my goal would have been to steer the conversation away from name-calling and mudslinging toward real issues," writes Sutton. "Regardless of who is at the helm, things need to start being run differently now." 

Sutton said that he is representing Jeff Battey, who "has stood falsely accused in the Twin Peaks matter for almost 3 years." 

You can read Sutton's entire statement here

Copyright 2018 KXXV. All rights reserved. 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

    Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:25:49 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:48:10 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Officials carry a body into a vehicle after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. The rented van jumped onto the crowded sidewalk Monday, killing and i...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Officials carry a body into a vehicle after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. The rented van jumped onto the crowded sidewalk Monday, killing and i...

    Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what...

    More >>

    Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

    More >>
  • For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:46:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:46:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...

    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

    More >>

    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

    More >>
  • Texas News Minute

    Texas News Minute

    Thursday, June 8 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:45:17 GMT
    The latest Texas news from The Associated PressMore >>
    The latest Texas news from The Associated Press.More >>
Powered by Frankly