HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's auditor general, Democrat Eugene DePasquale, says he won't run for Congress.
The 46-year-old DePasquale said Monday he considered it after being asked to run, but loves what he's doing.
DePasquale's decision comes a day before candidates can start circulating petitions to get on the May primary ballot.
A new court-ordered map of Pennsylvania congressional districts is spurring would-be candidates to consider whether, and where, to run.
Third-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry's York-based district was solidly Republican under boundaries drawn in 2011 by Republicans who controlled the Legislature and the governor's office.
The court-ordered boundaries created a more competitive district around Perry's home by adding heavily Democratic areas around the city of Harrisburg.
Longtime liberal activist and one-time congressional candidate Gene Stilp says he'll seek the Democratic nomination.