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Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates
Ethics a focus for 7 remaining California secretary of state candidates

SACRAMENTO — The arrest of a front-runner in the race for California secretary of state on corruption charges has made ethics a key issue for the seven candidates still in the contest. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) quit the race after his arrest last month on charges of taking payments in exchange for official favors and conspiring to illegally traffic in firearms. He has pleaded not guilty. As the remaining candidates focus on the best way to clean up Sacramento, Yee's stumble has thrown the June primary competition wide open. AT A GLANCE: Candidates for secretary of state Yee, whose name will remain on the ballot, was the second-best-financed candidate for...

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