Emilio Huerta, a Bakersfield attorney and the son of civil rights legend Dolores Huerta, is ending his campaign to replace Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Huerta shared his decision in an op-ed submitted to The Fresno Bee, in which he said he would instead focus on helping other Democrats win election to various levels of government office.

At attempt Friday to reach Huerta by phone was not successful.

Read The Fresno Bee's full story here.