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Secretary Merrill Receives the Resignation of State Representative Tony D'Amelio

HARTFORD - Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today received the resignation of State Representative Tony D’Amelio, effective at midnight on December 31, 2021. The letter of resignation is attached to this release.

Under state law, the governor has ten days from the occurrence of the vacancy to issue a writ of election to choose a successor in the 71st 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.

Letter of Resignation


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