204D.17 REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS; STATE SENATOR; STATE
REPRESENTATIVE; VACANCY IN OFFICE; SPECIAL ELECTION.
Subdivision 1. Special elections; exceptions.
A vacancy in the office of representative in
Congress or state senator or state representative shall be filled for the unexpired term by special
election upon the writ of the governor as provided in sections
; except that
if Congress or the legislature will not be in session before the expiration of the vacant term no
special election is required.
Subd. 2. Two or more vacancies.
Two or more vacancies may be filled at the same special
election and the candidates may be nominated at the same special primary. Any special primary
or special election held pursuant to sections
may be held on the same day
as any other election.
History: 1981 c 29 art 6 s 17