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Special election to decide Rep. Ronnie Young’s successor set for Oct. 1

May 28, 2019 GMT

A series of dates and deadlines have been laid out in the run up to fill the now-vacant S.C. House District 84 seat.

The seat is empty following the death of state Rep. Ronnie Young, R-Clearwater.

Young died May 19. His funeral was May 24.

Candidate filing for District 84 – an area between Aiken and eastern North Augusta, stretching south beyond Jackson – opens at noon June 7, according to a post on the S.C. Election Commission website. Filing closes at noon June 15.

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The primary election is scheduled for July 30. The voter registration deadline for the primary is June 30.

A primary runoff election is set for Aug. 13, and the special election is set for Oct. 1.

The deadline to register to vote in the special election is Sept. 1.

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