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Right-wing Iowa school board candidate abruptly withdraws. Guess why?

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Mason City School Board candidate Cristy Tass has dropped out of the race! That’s the news being reported by the Globe Gazette on Thursday. The Gazette reports that Tass’s Facebook page had a post saying, “It is decided on this day, that I will step down from the school board election. I will help children and teachers in other ways.” While that post is no longer up, Cerro Gordo County Auditor Adam Wedmore confirmed to the Gazette that early Thursday morning that Tass contacted him to find out what her options were for withdrawing from the race.

Wedmore says that since she has missed the deadline to withdraw, her best shot was to make a public announcement. "It’s very uncommon that a candidate will go through the process to file nomination papers and an affidavit of candidacy to appear on the ballot and then withdraw. It’s just doesn’t occur that often.” Why did she........

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