State Rep. Margo Davidson, D-Philadelphia, speaks during a Capitol news conference on bills fighting workplace discrimination and harassment (Capital-Star photo).
A special election to fill the seat vacated by former state Rep. Margo Davidson, D-Delaware, will take place during the Nov. 2 general election, House leadership confirmed Monday.
The special election was announced in a statement issued Monday morning by House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster.
Davidson, who represented the 164th Legislative District since 2010, resigned on July 22, following misdemeanor charges of theft and election code violations for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
The winner of the special election will serve the remainder of Davidson’s term, which expires in 2022.
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