Longshot Dem drops out in Senate District 18 against Wilton Simpson
Longshot Democrat Joshua Smith, 22, of
Even if the party does find a new candidate, it’s too late to remove Smith’s name from the ballot. Elections officials would have to print notices telling voters that a vote for Smith would count for the new candidate. A notable similar scenario is House Speaker-designate Will Weatherford’s first campaign to the state House. After former Rep. Ken Littlefield was appointed to the Public Service Commission, his name remained on the ballot but his votes counted for Weatherford.
Finding a replacement is up to local party officials in