(a) A candidate for nomination may not withdraw from the runoff primary election after 5 p.m. of the 3rd day after the state canvass under Section 172.120 .
(b) A withdrawal request for the runoff primary must be filed with the state chair, for a statewide or district office, or with the county chair, for a county or precinct office.
(c) If a runoff candidate withdraws, the remaining candidate is the nominee and the runoff election for that office is not held.
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