Politics

Special election to replace Weiner set for Sept. 13

The special election to replace former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., will be held on September 13, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., announced Friday.

Under state law, there won’t be a primary to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees. Instead, local party leaders will each vote on their choice to be on the ballot. The special congressional election will also occur the same day another in Nevada’s 2nd District.

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