January 24, 2017 •
Special Election Announced for Pennsylvania House District
Speaker of the House Mike Turzai announced a special election will be held March 21, 2017, to fill a vacancy in House District 197.
The vacancy was created on January 3 when Rep. Leslie Acosta resigned after pleading guilty to federal money laundering charges. Party nominees to run in the special election will be selected according to each party’s respective process.
District 197 consists of part of North Philadelphia.
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