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Forum planned for special election to replace Pa. House seat vacated by Gergely

| Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, 12:21 p.m.

The League of Women Voters will hold a free, public forum for candidates Austin Davis, a Democrat, and Fawn Walker-Montgomery, a Republican, who are running in a special election for state House in the 35th District, at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 8 at the Carnegie Library of Homestead, 510 East 10th Ave.

The special election will be held Jan. 23 for residents of Clairton, Duquesne, Lincoln, McKeesport, Munhall, South Versailles, Versailles, West Mifflin, Whitaker and White Oak.

The seat was held by Marc Gergely who on Dec. 11 was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for his role in an illegal gambling operation.

Suzanne Elliott is a Tribune-Review staff writer. She can be reached at selliott@tribweb.com or 412-871-2346.

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