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Special election set for vacant House seat

The election will take place May 8.

Posted: Mar 7, 2018 3:23 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- A special election has been set for May 8 to fill the vacancy in Mississippi House District 30.

State Representative Robert Huddleston of Sumner retired last week after serving for 23 years.

Qualifying deadline for candidates is March 19.

If necessary, a runoff election will be held May 29.

District 30 includes parts of Bolivar, Quitman, Sunflower and Tallahatchie counties.

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