The passing of Northern District Transportation Commissioner Bill Minor created an immediate opening on the three member elected panel. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann sent out a press release announcing his plans for moving forward to fill the vacancy.
According to Hosemann’s office, the governor has 15 days to set the date for a special election; which is to occur within 60 days from the time of the proclamation. Hosemann has asked the governor to set the qualifying deadline a minimum of 45 days prior to the special election.
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