Missouri state legislative special elections, 2013

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2013 State Legislative
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Two special elections were held for the Missouri State Legislature in 2013. These elections were called to fill vacancies in Missouri House of Representatives District 76 and 157.

How vacancies are filled

In the event of a vacancy in the General Assembly, the Governor of Missouri must call for a special election without delay.[1] The election mandate is sent to the county that first established the legislative district.[2]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of May 2015
     Democratic Party 9
     Republican Party 25
Total 34

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of May 2015
     Democratic Party 44
     Republican Party 116
     Independent 1
     Vacancy 2
Total 163

Special elections

April 2, 2013

See also