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      Gov. Bentley calls for special election in state's First District

      Gov. Robert Bentley issued a proclamation, Saturday, for a special election in the state's First Congressional District.

      The seat was previously held by Jo Bonner, who recently resigned to accept a position with the University of Alabama.

      A special primary election will be Tuesday, September 24. Candidates qualifying for the two major political parties must do so by Monday, Aug. 5 by 5:00 p.m.

      All third party candidates, or independent candidates, need to fill out paperwork with the Secretary of State by Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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