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By Lou Marzeles
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Shoval suddenly drops out of race

 

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Gina McCabe

Once thought the forerunner in the 14th District House of Representatives race, Ben Shoval of Yakima Monday suddenly ended his candidacy.

He immediately announced his support for Gina McCabe, who was surprised at the sudden announcement.

In a press release issued late Monday afternoon, Shoval said internal polling indicated he was unlikely to win and that it was unfair to his supporters to continue pumping money and effort into his campaign.

"I wish to thank my many friends and supporters for all they did to help the campaign," Shoval said in his statement. "We fought the good fight. We ran a clean, positive campaign that we all can be proud of."

Some reports indicated that Shoval most re...



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