.Though John Gill remains the Republican mayoral nominee, he plans to resign from the campaign soon.
Once he's handed in a letter of resignation as the candidate, the GOP will call a special committee meeting at least five days later.
Since Gill hasn't yet put in the letter -- though he intends to soon -- the soonest the party could pick a successor is next week.
Party officials are still talking to various potential candidates. So I'm not sure the early word mentioned last week -- that an unidentified woman had the inside track -- is necessarily still true.
When I know more, I'll let you know.
Meanwhile, please respect Gill's privacy and don't speculate on his reasons. All that really needs to be said here is that everyone should wish him well.
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