Mayor Rob Ford has ended his re-election bid but his brother, Councillor Doug Ford, wants to replace him
Rob Ford’s withdrawal came just before 1 p.m. After some problems with paperwork, Doug Ford was confirmed as mayoral candidate after 1 p.m.
Rob Ford is now candidate for Ward 2 Etobicoke North, the seat he held from 2000 until 2010. It is expected that the Fords’ nephew, Michael Ford, will withdraw as a council candidate in that ward.
Rob Ford was polling, after a chaotic, scandal-filled term, in second place, behind John Tory but ahead of Olivia Chow, when stomach pain sent him to the hospital Wednesday.
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