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Special election date set for Va. House seat

Friday - 9/28/2012, 1:32pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - Gov. Bob McDonnell has set Dec. 18 as a special election to fill the 89th District House of Delegates seat vacated when Kenneth Alexander was elected to the state Senate.

A Democrat, Alexander ran unopposed this month for the Senate seat left vacant by the July death of Sen. Yvonne Miller of Norfolk.

The last day for filing as a candidate for the special election is Oct. 19.

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