Governor sets date for special elections for legislative seats
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2016) - Today, Governor Matt Bevin filed four writs of election with the Secretary of State to schedule special elections on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The special elections will fill the following vacancies in the Commonwealth of Kentucky House of Representatives:
House District 8 in Christian & Trigg counties vacated by the resignation of Democratic Rep. John Tilley who is the new Justice Cabinet Secretary
House District 98 in Boyd & Greenup counties vacated by the resignation of Rep. Tanya Pullin, appointed by Governor Bevin as an administrative law judge in Bowling Green
House District 62 in Fayette, Owen & Scott counties vacated by the resignation of Rep. Ryan Quarles, who won in November to become commissioner of agriculture
The GOP needs 4 seats to flip the House.