The former Indiana House speaker had planned on being the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in the next election.
Congressman Mike Pence has defeated Democrat John Gregg in Indiana's gubernatorial race.
In a state where unemployment remains above 8 percent, jobs and the economy have dominated the Indiana governor’s race, even when it comes to education.
Pence wants to cut the income tax, Gregg proposes corporate income tax credits and Boneham wants to decentralize government functions.
While Republican Mike Pence has been reluctant to aggressively engage Democrat John Gregg, that was not the case in Thursday's debate.
The Democratic candidate questioned Mike Pence specifically on his plans to promote marriage.
GOP candidate Mike Pence plans to expand technical education while Democrat John Gregg says it is time for Indiana to create a state-run preschool program.
The three candidates for governor traded jabs during the first of three gubernatorial debates taking place before the November election.
The first of three gubernatorial debates takes place October 10 in Zionsville.
John Gregg says DCS is a broken system. Mike Pence says, although reform is needed, DCS is meeting the needs of the community.