Special election set for two vacant House seats

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Courtesy: MGN Online

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – A special election is set to be held for two vacant positions in Kentucky’s House of Representatives.

Governor Andy Beshear announced on Monday that the vacancies left by Representative Rocky Adkins, a Democrat from District 99, and Representative Dennis Keene, a Democrat from District 67, requires the special election.

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The 99th District includes Elliott, Lewis and Rowan counties.  The 67th District includes Campbell County.

Both lawmakers resigned their respective seats to join the Beshear Administration.  Rocky Adkins is a Senior Advisor.  Dennis Keene is the Commissioner of the Department of Local Government.

The election is set to be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.