Judge: Not Ro Khanna's Fault Republican Dropped from Race

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    TK
    NBC Bay Area
    File photo of Ro Khanna.

    There's one less challenger to U.S. Rep Mike Honda.

    And disqualifying Vinesh Singh Rathore, a Republican, isn't Democratic challenger Ro Khanna's fault, a court has found.

    Khanna, an ex-Obama administration official, was accused in a lawsuit of recruiting other Republican candidates to run against Singh, the San Jose Mercury News reported.

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    Rathore, a 35-year old Google attorney, is off of the ballot because not all of the 40 people who signed his nominating petition were found to be legitimate voters, the newspaper reported.

    An Alameda County Republican official filed the suit against Khanna, a Fremont resident, as a "dirty trick," the Democratic challenger said.