Maine state legislative special elections, 2013

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As of April 2015, one special elections has been scheduled for the Maine State Legislature in 2013. This election was called to fill a vacancy in Maine State Senate District 19.

How vacancies are filled

If there is a vacancy in the Maine Legislature, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat.[1][2] The governor must call for an election and allow all political committees representing the vacant seat to set all deadlines.[3][1][2] The person elected to the seat serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.[4]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 15
     Republican Party 20
Total 35

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of April 2015
     Democratic Party 79
     Republican Party 68
     Independent 4
     Non-voting 3
Total 154

Special elections

August 27, 2012

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