Governor Rick Scott Calls for Special Election for Former State Sen. Frank Artiles' Seat

Posted at 2:11 PM, May 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-08 14:11:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed an executive order calling for a special election following former State Senator Frank Artiles' resignation.

Scott signed the executive order on Monday for district 40 of the Florida Senate. This follows Artiles' resignation on April 21.

A Special Primary Election will be held on July 25th and a Special Election will be held on September 26, 2017. See the Executive Order HERE