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Special election to replace Michael Scionti: Feb. 23

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Gov. Charlie Crist just called a special election to replace Democratic Rep. Michael Scionti of Tampa, who accepted a post at the U.S. Department of Defense.

Scionti, who represents parts of Hillsborough County, including West Tampa, Town ‘N Country and Seminole Heights, was first elected in 2006.

The primary election for the seat will be held Jan. 26, and the general election will be Feb. 23.

Read the full executive order calling the special election here: Download 2009.12.10 Special Election, House District 58.

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