A Republican candidate for Arizona governor dropped out of the race hours before former President Donald Trump was set to speak at a rally with her top rival.
Kimberly Yee released a statement Saturday saying she will instead run for reelection as state treasurer.

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“I am withdrawing from the Governor’s race to stand for re-election as Treasurer. There is additional work to be done as the Treasurer of Arizona. As I transition my campaign, I want to thank my supporters and invite them to join me in my re-election efforts for Arizona Treasurer,” she said in a tweet. Yee did not endorse any other candidate for governor in her statement.

I am withdrawing from the Governor’s race to stand for re-election as Treasurer. There is additional work to be done as the Treasurer of Arizona. As I transition my campaign, I want to thank my supporters and invite them to join me in my re-election …

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