Pat McCrory says he will not be running for District 9

Former North Carolina governor Pat McCrory announced Monday that he will not be running for office in the District 9 race. He said he will be focusing on two other big NC races. 

McCrory made the announcement Monday on his radio show, The Pat McCrory Show with Bo Thompson, at 8:15 a.m. He said he wants to keep his options open for Senate when Richard Burr retires. 

McCrory also said he wants to keep his options open for a possible run for North Carolina governor.