Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued a writ of election today for Virginia’s 63rd House of Delegates district, setting Tuesday, January 6, 2015 as the date of the special election to fill the seat that will be vacated by Delegate Rosalyn Dance.
“I want to thank Delegate Dance for her service in the House of Delegates. Rosalyn has always been a thoughtful and fair-minded legislator and I look forward to continuing to work with her as a member of the Senate,” said Speaker Howell. “It is important that the people of the 63rd district have the opportunity to elect representation prior to the start of the 2015 session. Accordingly, and to coincide with the special election in the 34th House district, I have set January 6, 2015 as the date for the special election to fill the 63rd district seat.”
Pursuant to § 24.2-510 of the Code of Virginia, the deadline for political parties to nominate candidates is December 3, 2014 at 5 p.m. All questions should be directed to the Virginia State Board of Elections at 1-800-552-9745. Ask for “special election information.”