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Flowers Flips for Simpler

According to the News Journal/Delaware Online, the current state treasurer gave a not so veiled endorsement to Ken Simpler. Call it an October surprise. The twists and turns in this race don't cease. Democratic state Treasurer Chip Flowers says he will support Democrats in November, but did not endorse the Democrat running to replace him in the treasurer's office. "With respect to the state treasurer's race, I have spent my career standing for the fundamental principle that ideas matter over endorsements. Based upon this principle and the questionable actions over the last 60 days, I cannot in good conscience endorse a candidate for this office," Flowers said in a statement posted to his social media accounts. In the statement, Flowers appeared to make a veiled nod to Republican candidate Ken Simpler, a former hedge fund manager who works as chief financial officer for his family's Read more