Rubio wants name off California ballot
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDem scores upset over Republican in Florida county commissioner race GOP senators introduce bill to prevent family separations at border McCain, Coons: Trump should withdraw controversial refugee nominee MORE is asking that his name be removed from the California presidential primary ballot, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

Rubio, who suspended his campaign earlier this month, asked the California Secretary of State to take his name off the ballot ahead of the state's June 7 primary.

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Candidates who drop out of the race must file an affidavit with the secretary of State's office if they want their names taken off the California ballot. The request must be filed before April 1. 

No other GOP candidates have requested their names be removed from the ballot, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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