Minnesota Governor Walz Issues Writ of Special Election

Governor Walz Issues Writ of Special Election to Fill Vacancy in First Congressional District

ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) Governor Tim Walz issued a writ of special election to fill a vacancy in the current Congressional District 1 after the death of Representative Jim Hagedorn.

A special election in the current Congressional District 1 to fill the vacancy will be held on Tuesday, August 9.  If necessary, a special primary election in the current Congressional District 1 will be held on Tuesday, May 24.  Affidavits of candidacy and nominating petitions must be filed with the Secretary of State between Tuesday, March 1 and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15.