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Special election called to fill House seat

MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) -

Governor Robert Bentley has set a special election to fill the seat being vacated by Representative Jo Bonner.

The election has been called for September 24. Eight Republican candidates have already said they will run. No Democratic candidates have been announced.

Qualify dates are set for August 3 through 5.

Bonner served six terms in Congress since 1993. He announced in May that he would resign after accepting a position with the University of Alabama System.

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