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Governor Lamont Sets May 7th Special Election for State House Seat in Bridgeport

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has scheduled Tuesday, May 7, 2019 as the date to hold a special election to fill a vacancy for state representative in the 130th Assembly District of the Connecticut House of Representatives, which consists of portions of Bridgeport.

The seat became vacant following the sudden passing of State Representative Ezequiel Santiago.

Under state law, the governor is required to issue a writ of special election within ten days of a vacancy in the General Assembly and a special election must be held exactly 46 days after the date the writ was issued. Governor Lamont issued the writ on Friday.

**Download: Governor Lamont’s writ of special election for the 130th Assembly District

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