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a special election between regular elections

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The timing of this special election reduces the financial burden on residents of the 68th House District while giving them adequate time to do their research and decide who will best represent them in the state Capitol, Snyder said.
Trump's criticism of Democrat Jon Ossoff comes on the eve of the closely watched special election in Georgia to fill the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
Handel, the former Georgia secretary of state, is running against Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday's special election.
A runoff was made necessary when no candidate received 50% of the vote in the April 18 special election.
This was the opinion of an election lawyer, saying the law provides that a special election to fill a vacancy in the Senate should be held simultaneously with the next regular polls in 2019.
The special election to fill the seat she won will be held at the same time as the presidential election, May 19.
Partisans on both sides watched the Georgia special election closely, seeing the traditionally conservative sixth district as a bellwether for voters' opinion of the Trump administration and an indication of Democratic chances in the 2018 midterm elections.
In January, when McClendon announced she would be stepping down earlier than planned to focus on her health, four candidates filed for the special election to finish out her term: LaTronda Darnell, Chris Dawkins, Lou Miller and Laura Thompson.
Moorlach avoided a runoff election by receiving more than 50 percent of the total vote during the March 17 special election.
In Clinton only, voters will receive two separate ballots, one for the special election and one for the town election.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will set up a Special Election Cell this week for prompt announcement of unofficial election results.
KABUL (PAN): More than 50 former candidates and MPs have appealed the special election tribunal's verdict on the results of last year's Parliamentary election, a court official said.
Backed by the Supreme Court, President Karzai, however, formed a Special Election Court to further investigate alleged cases of fraud and rigging and issue a final verdict on them.
Summary: Nearly 800,000 people in all of Iraq are included in the special election.
Current law mandates that a special election be held at least 145 days after the seat becomes available.
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