This Committee:. . .With my Democratic opponent being informally endorsed by President & Mrs. Obama, Congressman Steve Israel and the DCCC, and various officials of one or both local DCCs, it is likely that my opponent will be endorsed, and unlikely that I would be.
(3) hopes and expects that all of its members will make every reasonable effort to see that those aspirants for the Party's endorsement who fail to receive that endorsement withdraw as candidates in the Democratic primary and encourage a unified effort on behalf of the endorsed candidates; and . . .
8040. (a) The declaration of candidacy by a candidate shall be substantially as follows: DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY I hereby declare myself a ________ Party candidate for nomination to the office of ________ District Number ________ to be voted for at the primary election to be held ________, 20__, and declare the following to be true: . . . [etc.] If nominated, I will accept the nomination and not withdraw. ____________________________________ Signature of candidate [form for notarization]
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