Rocco Rossi Ends His Mayoral Campaign
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Rocco Rossi Ends His Mayoral Campaign

Moments ago, Rocco Rossi held a press conference at his campaign office for the purpose of announcing the end of his mayoral campaign. This comes a day after George Smitherman’s campaign announced the defection of several former Rossi staffers to Smitherman’s camp, and just hours after the release of a poll that showed Rossi trailing his competitors by a wide margin. It’s too late to withdraw, officially, from the election, so Rossi’s name will remain on the ballot. [UPDATE, 9:35 PM: The Globe has the full rundown. Rossi isn’t endorsing anyone.]