House candidate exit puts spotlight on ranked-choice voting

Cavell endorses Mermell, says he didn’t want to play spoiler to Auchincloss’s benefit 

THE CROWDED DEMOCRATIC primary field in the Fourth Congressional District got a little less crowded Thursday morning when one of the candidates, Dave Cavell, announced he was suspending his campaign. But the exit by the former Obama speechwriter didn’t just shake up the September 1 primary for the open House seat, it put a spotlight(...)

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