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Sen. Pippy Resigns After Budget Vote

State Sen. John Pippy left his seat in the state Senate at midnight on July 1.

Pennsylvania Sen. John Pippy, (R-Pennsylvania's 37th Senatorial District), formally resigned from his seat in the Senate at midnight on Sunday, July 1, after casting his .

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.

Pippy served in the state House of Representatives for six years prior to being elected to the state Senate.

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.

This article originally appeared on the .

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Nancy Crowder July 03, 2012 at 01:29 PM
I am a little confused. Who is representing the 37th district until November?
Robert Edward Healy, III July 03, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Nancy, No one.
JustMe July 03, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Nancy would love to see you run for the seat.

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