Governor Mary Fallin announces special election after Rep. Dan Kirby's resignation

Posted at 5:24 PM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 18:30:18-05

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Governor Mary Fallin has ordered a special election to fill the vacancy following by Rep. Dan Kirby's resignation.

The filing period for the special election is February 27, 28 and March 1, according to a press release. The special primary election is set for May 9 with the special general election scheduled for July 11.

Kirby announced his resignation early February after a House Committee recommended his expulsion.

Kirby's resignation will become effective March 1.

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