Governor Whitmer Calls for Special Election to Fill Vacant House Seat
January 6, 2022
LANSING,- Governor Gretchen Whitmer today sent a letter to Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson calling for a special election to fill a vacant seat in the Michigan House of Representatives.
The vacancy is caused by the election of Representative Abdullah Hammoud, who previously represented the 15th House District, to mayor of Dearborn.
"In 2022, we are going to keep our foot on the gas to continue getting things done that put Michiganders first, and it's important that everyone has a seat at the table," said Governor Whitmer. "This special election will ensure that Michiganders have a dem...