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Indicted California state senator ends Secretary of State campaign

California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

California State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) talks in his office about the state's budget impasse in San Francisco, California in this July 3, 2009, file photo. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
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A woman identified as a supporter of California state Senator Leland Yee covers her face as she exits the senator's home in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A woman identified as a supporter of California state Senator Leland Yee covers her face as she exits the senator's home in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A woman identified as a supporter of California state Senator Leland Yee covers her face as she exits the senator's home in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Members of the media gather outside the home of California state Senator Leland Yee in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Members of the media gather outside the home of California state Senator Leland Yee in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Members of the media gather outside the home of California state Senator Leland Yee in San Francisco, California March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee (R) appears in this courtroom sketch speaking with his attorney in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer

California state senator Leland Yee appears in this courtroom sketch before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins in San Francisco March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Vicki Behringer
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