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Special elections

See also: State legislative special elections, 2015

Across the nation, special elections are frequently conducted to fill vacancies in state legislatures. A total of 27 states use special elections to fill legislative vacancies. In two states, Illinois and Indiana, special elections are used in limited circumstances. As of March 2015, 24 special elections have been held and another 16 (not including runoffs) have been scheduled in 21 states. Since these elections are intended to fill unexpected vacancies, more will be scheduled as new vacancies arise.