Rubio wants name off California ballot
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Meghan McCain calls Russian attacks against her father the 'highest compliment' to her family The Memo: Saudi storm darkens for Trump 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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