Texas Governor Sets Special Election for Senate Seat - State and Federal Communications

August 27, 2020  •  

Texas Governor Sets Special Election for Senate Seat

Gov. Greg Abbott - by World Travel & Tourism Council

Gov. Greg Abbott ordered an emergency special election on September 29 for Texas State Senate District 30.

The emergency order will elect a state senator to serve out the unexpired term of Pat Fallon, who announced his plans to resign from the seat effective January 4, 2021.

Additionally, Fallon announced his plans to run for election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Texas.

This move allowed Gov. Abbott to call the special election ahead of the vacancy.

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