Florida Governor Calls Special Election - State and Federal Communications

November 7, 2017  •  

Florida Governor Calls Special Election

Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order calling for a special election to replace state Sen. Jeff Clemens.

A special primary will be held on January 30, 2018, with a special general election to follow on April 10. Clemens resigned his Senate District 31 seat on October 27 after reports stated he had an extramarital affair with a lobbyist.

The winner of the election will serve the remainder of Clemens’s term, running through election day in 2020.

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