Gov. Walz issues writ of special election to fill vacancy after Rep. Hagedorn’s death
(ABC 6 News) – Tuesday, Governor Tim Walz issued a write of special election to fill a vacancy in the first congressional district.
The special election is to fill the seat previously held by Representative Jim Hagedorn.
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A special election in the current Congressional District 1 to fill the vacancy will be held on Tuesday, August 9. If necessary, a special primary election in the current Congressional District 1 will be held on Tuesday, May 24. Affidavits of candidacy and nominating petitions must be filed with the Secretary of State between Tuesday, March 1 and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15.