Special Election Announced for Florida House District 114

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Gov. Rick Scott announced a special election will be held for House District 114. The special primary is schedule for February 20, 2018 and the special general for May 1, 2018.

Rep. Daisy Baez of Coral Gables resigned the seat as part of a plea deal with prosecutors. She pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge after signing a change-of-address voter form stating she lived in District 114, when in fact she still lived in District 112.

Baez is additionally barred from running for office for a one-year probation period.