August 7, 2012 •
Alabama Governor Sets Special Election Timeline
Governor Robert Bentley has set the special election timeline for the House District 30 seat. The seat was vacated by Representative Blaine Galliher, who resigned to become the governor’s legislative director.
The primary will be held October 23, 2012, and the special general election held December 11, 2012 if no runoff is needed. If a runoff election is required, it will be held December 11, 2012, and the special general election held January 29, 2013.
The governor said in a statement that the timeline will allow the new lawmaker to be in place for the legislative session beginning February 5, 2013.
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