Gov. Perry Announces Sept. 9 Special Election for Senate District 28

Published 07/22 2014 12:54PM

Updated 07/23 2014 11:04AM

AUSTIN, TX (PRESS RELEASE) – Gov. Rick Perry today set Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, as the special election date to fill the Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who has left to serve as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.

Candidates for this special election must file applications with the Secretary of State no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The early voting period begins Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

The winner will serve the remainder of Sen. Duncan’s term, which expires in 2017.

(Press release from office of Governor Rick Perry)

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