Brianna Rummer, Author at State and Federal Communications

November 23, 2021  •  

Indiana Special Session Announced

Indiana State Capitol - By Daniel Schwen / CC BY-SA

Indiana lawmakers have called for a one-day special session on November 29 to consider legislation to end the current COVID-19 public health emergency order in place since March 2020. Gov. Holcomb has stated he will allow the public health emergency […]

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July 13, 2021  •  

Maine State Representative Resigns

Maine Capitol Building

Rep. Justin Fecteau resigned from his position in the Maine House of Representatives on July 4, to accept a teaching position outside of his district. The governor is expected to schedule a special election to fill the vacancy for the […]

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Connecticut State Capitol

A special election has been scheduled for August 17 by Connecticut Gov. Lamont for Senate District 36. The seat became vacant when Alex Kasser resigned in June because of stress from a long-running divorce case.

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New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

New Hampshire Gov. Sununu approved two special elections on June 30 to fill empty seats in Cheshire District 9 and Hillsborough District 7. If there is more than one candidate filed for either political party, the towns in that district […]

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VA Gov. Ralph Northam - by Mark Warner

In a proclamation on February 3, Gov. Ralph Northam said the Virginia General Assembly will return to work on February 10. The governor called a special session following the end of the 30-day regular session. The session is customarily extended […]

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Tennessee Capitol Building - Ichabod

The Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance (BECF) published revised contribution limits for 2021 and 2022. The individual and corporate contribution limit to local and legislative state candidates remains unchanged at $1,600 per election. The limit for statewide candidates […]

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Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont called a special election on March 2 to fill the seat in Senate District 27. The seat became vacant on January 5 when Rep. Carlo Leone resigned to work with the State Department of Transportation. There […]

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Pennsylvania Capitol Building

Following the death of Pennsylvania State Sen. Dave Arnold Jr., a special election will be called in Senate District 48. The date of the election will be determined by Senate President, Lt. Governor John Fetterman.

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Pennsylvania Capitol Building

In response to the unexpected death of Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Reese in early January, Speaker Bryan Cutler has announced a special election. This election will be held during the May 18 primary in Pennsylvania’s 59th House District to fill the […]

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January 12, 2021  •  

Special Election Set to Fill Vacant Seat

New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

A special election for April 13 has been set to fill a vacancy in New Hampshire House District Hillsborough 21. The primary is scheduled for February 23, but may serve as the general election if no primary is required. The […]

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Massachusetts Capitol Building

A special election for Massachusetts House of Representatives 19th Suffolk District is scheduled for March 30, with a primary election to be held on March 2. The seat became vacant after House Speaker Robert DeLeo resigned December 29, 2020.

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Vermont Capitol Building

Both the Vermont House and Senate are scheduled to begin their 2021 sessions Wednesday, January 6. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of lawmakers will be attending remotely to swear in new members of both chambers and to […]

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Gov Chris Sununu - by USDA | Public Domain

The inauguration ceremony for New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu previously scheduled for Thursday, January 7 has been canceled due to safety concerns. A small inauguration ceremony will instead take place the same evening followed by Sununu’s inaugural address at 7 […]

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Tennessee State Capitol Building

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced the Legislature will convene for a special session on January 19, 2021 to address education challenges due to COVID-19. Lee has asked lawmakers to focus on key issues including learning loss, funding, accountability, literacy, […]

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