Val Demings ends her campaign for Orange County Mayor



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Earlier today, former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced that she would be dropping out of the Orange County mayoral race.

In a statement released by her campaign, Demings said, "I am humbled by and grateful for the support I have received from every corner of our county. After careful analysis I have determined that this is just not the right race at this time."

As of right now, only two other candidates have filed to run against current Mayor Teresa Jacobs: Christopher Barros and Dunel Cadely.

Look for more on this developing story in tomorrow's Daily Weekly Reader.