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Candidate for Warrick Co. Circuit Court Judge withdraws from race

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WARRICK CO., IN (WFIE) -

Republican Candidate Todd Corne is withdrawing from the Warrick Co. Circuit Court Judge race.

Corne defeated Greg Granger in the primary election by just over 300 votes.

Corne tells us he is concerned he may not be able to meet the residency requirement. His wife, Kelly Corne, is the prosecutor in Spencer Co.

Corne says for personal reasons, he may be moving his residency to Spencer County.

You can read Corne's full statement here.

The Warrick County Republicans will have to name a new candidate, no decision has been made at this time.

Warrick Co. Prosecutor JoAnn Krantz tells 14 News she has received a number of calls encouraging her to seek the vacancy for circuit judge.

Krantz tells us she has contacted the Republican Chairman and is seeking the appointment.

14 News is continuing to follow these developments, and we will have the latest on air, online at 14News.com and on mobile with the 14 News mobile app.

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