September 28, 2012 •
Election date December 18th
Governor Bob McDonnell has set a special election for December 18, 2012 to fill the 89th District House of Delegates seat.
The seat was held by Delegate Kenneth Alexander, who ran unopposed for the state senate seat previously held by the late Senator Yvonne Miller.
July 25, 2012 •
Timing will allow new senator and delegate time to prepare for 2013 session
Governor Bob McDonnell has set September 4, 2012 as the date of a special election to fill the seats for Senate District 5 and House District 45. The District 5 seat was previously held by the late Senator Yvonne Miller, who passed away July 3, 2012. The District 45 seat is currently held by Delegate David Englin, who announced his resignation effective August 31, 2012.
Governor McDonnell stated in his press release that the timing of the special election will allow the new senator and delegate adequate time to prepare for the 2013 legislative session, as well as allow time to hold a subsequent special election if needed.
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