Pippy announced in January that he would not seek re-election to the state Legislature. He has served in the state Senate since 2003.
He called his work as a state senator "the most meaningful experience I have had in my professional career," according to a resignation letter obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The 37th District includes all of .
Fellow Republican D. Raja, a business owner from Mt. Lebanon, is vying for Pippy's 37th District seat in November's general election. He may face an uncontested race, as Democratic write-in candidate Greg Parks, of Pleasant Hills Borough, said on Friday that he is exiting the race for unspecified personal reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
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