an election that is held when a lawmaker dies, resigns, or is expelled from office in mid-term
They would all have free runs since they would not have to give up their seats to participate in the special election.
After all, Dingell had succeeded his father, John Dingell Sr. in Congress in a 1955 special election.
And that means Gov. Chris Christie will need to appoint a successor until a special election, likely to be held this November.
Coakley has even stepped up on health-care reform—the very issue that her defeat in the special election was supposed to doom.
The South Carolina special election is a must watch, writes John Avlon.
Arcadia became the metropolis of the county and, by special election, the county-seat.
A special election for that purpose was accordingly held in the city on the 24th instant.
Smith County had a special election a month after that bad Indian raid.
The special election was held Sept. 28, 1897, and the result was a great disappointment.
A special election was held in November, 1874, to fill that vacancy.