The resignation that was required after former state Senator Rick Brinkley plead guilty created the need for the special election. There are three years left on the term.
The candidates in the race are:
This special primary election is a “Winner Take All” meaning whomever receives the most votes, wins outright. The winners of both parties will then face off on January 12, 2016 in the special general election.
You can find more information about the candidates on FortySix News 2015 Elections page.
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