Perriello Will Not Run for Virginia Governor in 2013

Former 5th District Congressman TomPerriello says he is not running for Governor of Virginia.

Perriello released a statement todayon Twitter saying he won't be on the ballot in 2013, but he will be in thefight. His statement goes further to say that he does not feel that call toserve in elected office right now.

Perriellowould have been running against Terry McAuliffe for the Democratic nomination,who he is now backing.

AttorneyGeneral Ken Cuccinelli is running for Virginia Governor from the Republicanside.

In hisstatement, Perriello says that he believes Cuccinelli's beliefs would bedevastating to the Commonwealth.