Cottonmouth is reporting longtime incumbent state Rep. Diane Peranich's primary challenger has dropped out, and is calling Peranich's seat "likely safe" for Democrats. But the 24-year veteran incumbent still faces two Republican challengers in the general, Carolyn Crawford and Jeff Wallace.
Cottonmouth says: "Republicans had been eyeing the possible defeat of Rep. Diane Peranich (D-DeLisle) via a primary challenge from a black candidate they likely recruited, Lytanya Toomer. Looks like they will have to put their eggs in a different basket if they want to upset the six-term incumbent, as Lytanya Toomer has officially withdrawn from the race."
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