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Candidate Filing Period Re-Opens for Partisan Vacancies in Four Districts Following Candidate Withdrawals
Posted Date: 6/6/2014

Contact: Nathan Bowie, (651) 297-8919, nathan.bowie@state.mn.us

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota — Due to candidate withdrawals, partisan vacancies in nomination exist in the following districts and major political parties, pursuant to M.S. 204B.13 Subd. 1.

During this new vacancy in nomination filing period, candidates may only file for the major political party which has the vacancy in nomination. Candidates may not file for the other major political parties or by petition for minor parties in these districts.

Congressional District 8: Independence Party
The Independence Party candidate in Congressional District 8 withdrew on June 5. The filing period for this office closes 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, and withdrawal closes 5 p.m., Thursday, June 12.

Any Congressional District 8 candidates must file with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. 

House District 13B: Independence Party
The Independence Party candidate in House District 13B withdrew on June 4. The filing period for this office closes 5 p.m., Monday, June 9, and withdrawal closes 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.

Any House District 13B candidates may file at the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or the county where they reside in Benton or Stearns Counties.

House District 34A: Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
The DFL candidate in House District 34A withdrew on June 5. The filing period for this office closes 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, and withdrawal closes 5 p.m., Thursday, June 12.

Any House District 34A candidates may file at the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or Hennepin County.

House District 62A: Republican Party
The Republican candidate in House District 62A withdrew on June 4. The filing period for this office closes 5 p.m., Monday, June 9, and withdrawal closes 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 11.

Any House 62A candidates may file at the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or Hennepin County.

View the list of filed candidates: http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/.

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