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Special elections in two Mississippi Senate districts set for Nov. 2

Election officials have scheduled the special elections for the District 32 and District 38 seats in the Mississippi State Senate for Nov. 2. The seats became vacant after Sampson Jackson (D) and Tammy Witherspoon (D) resigned on June 30. There are no primaries, and a general runoff election will be held on Nov. 23 if no candidate receives a majority of the vote. The filing deadline is on Sept. 13.



Two New Hampshire House of Representatives special elections set for Oct. 26

Elections officials have scheduled the special elections for the Cheshire 9 and Hillsborough 7 seats in the New Hampshire House of Representatives for Oct. 26. The seats became vacant after Douglas Ley (D) died on June 10 and David Danielson (R) died on May 22. The primaries are on Sept. 7, and the filing deadlines are on July 9. If no primary is necessary, the general election will be held on Sept. 7 instead.



Georgia House of Representatives District 34, District 156 special elections set for June 15

Election officials have scheduled special elections for the District 34 and District 156 seats in the Georgia House of Representatives for June 15, 2021. The District 34 seat became vacant after Bert Reeves (R) resigned on April 30 to become Georgia Institute of Technology’s vice president of university relations. The District 156 seat became vacant after Greg Morris (R) was appointed to the Georgia State Transportation Board on March 25. There are no party primaries. If no candidate receives a majority of the special election vote, runoff elections will be held on July 13. The filing deadline is on May 7.