Secretary Merrill Receives the Resignation of State Representative Caroline Simmons
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today received the resignation of State Representative Caroline Simmons, effective immediately. The letter of resignation is attached to this release.
Under state law, the governor has ten days to issue a writ of election to choose a successor in the 144th House district. That special election must be held on the 46th day after the issuance of the writ of election. Major party conventions must take place by 36 days before the special election.