BOSTON (CBS) – Deval Patrick’s brief presidential campaign is over. The former Massachusetts governor dropped out of the race Wednesday. The announcement came in an email statement to supporters.
“The vote in New Hampshire last night was not enough for us to create the practical wind at the campaign’s back to go on to the next round of voting. So I have decided to suspend the campaign, effective immediately,” he said in the statement.READ MORE: Harvard Professor Launches New Search For Extraterrestrial Life
Thank you, @DevalPatrick. I know that we will continue fighting together for Massachusetts families, and for working families all across our country.
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) February 12, 2020READ MORE: Is My Loss Of Smell From COVID Going To Be Permanent? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
Patrick received a little more than 1,000 votes in Tuesday’s New Hampshire Primary.
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Patrick entered the crowded Democratic primary field in November and failed to gain much support.