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Special election set to fill Troy Brown's senate seat

7 years 5 months 4 hours ago Tuesday, February 21 2017 Feb 21, 2017 February 21, 2017 10:44 AM February 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Senate President John A. Alario Jr. has issued a call for a special election to fill the seat vacated by Troy Brown.

The general election is set for April 29, 2017. Qualifying for District 2 seat is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 15-17.

If a runoff is needed, it will be held on May 27, 2017.

Senator Troy Brown announced his resignation as Senator of District 2 on Thursday afternoon, just one day after a Senate select committee discussed his expulsion.

Brown's  resignation and expulsion followed his arrests for domestic abuse charges.

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