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Karrin Taylor Robson won't run for US Senate seat in 2024

Next year's race for the Senate will be interesting, but it will be without one prominent Arizona figure.

PHOENIX — We are now starting to see more and more race announcements as we inch closer to the 2024 election.

Next year's race for the Senate will be an interesting contest, but it will be without one prominent Arizona figure.

Republican Karrin Taylor Robson said she will not be running for U.S. Senate in 2024. The seat's currently occupied by Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. 

She announced the decision Thursday morning in a news release. Here's the statement from Robson provided:

"Arizona voters will help determine control of the U.S. Senate in 2024, and it has been humbling to hear from Arizonans around this state who have urged me to enter this race," she said. "However, while I may seek other opportunities to serve our state via elective office in the future, now is not the time."

The statement continues:

"Arizona is my birthplace and my home, and will always be in my heart. While I have been blessed this year to spend extra time with my family and renew focus on my work, I will continue to be engaged with efforts to identify and elect strong conservatives to serve Arizona at all levels of government – particularly in the state Legislature where Republicans hold a narrow majority."

Robson ran for the Republican nomination in last year's gubernatorial race but lost to Kari Lake.

This is a developing story. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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