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April 30, 2009

GOVERNOR BARBOUR SETS HOUSE SPECIAL ELECTION DATE FOR JUNE 9

Governor Haley Barbour has called a special election for June 9, 2009, to fill a vacancy in the state House of Representatives due to the recent death of State Representative Charles Young Sr.

The special election will be held in House District 82, which covers part of Lauderdale County. The qualifying deadline for the election will be May 10, 2009. If a runoff is necessary, it will be held June 30, 2009.