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The process to hold special election to fill 49th House Dist. vacancy

12/14/2017 02:23 PM

With the death of Rep. Dan Johnson, R-Mt. Washington, who took his own life on Wednesday following allegations of molestation, the people of his district will now have to elect a new representative. The process to call a special election now falls to Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, but only for the next three weeks. If there is a vacancy during the legislative session then the writ to call a special election falls to the House Speaker, but since there is... Read more 


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