Pursuant to a newly enacted state law that requires a complete new election in the 9th congressional district now that the State Board of Elections has voided Rev. Mark Harris’ tainted victory last November, the board acted today to set the dates for the new election.
March 11: Candidate filing period commences
May 14: Primary election
Sept. 10: General election or runoff, if necessary, for primary
Nov. 5 General election if runoff held on Sept. 10.