HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday announced that a special election to fill a vacancy for State Representative in the 24th General Assembly District, covering parts of New Britain and Newington, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10.
The seat became vacant on Nov. 15 following the resignation of Tim O’Brien, who was elected mayor of New Britain in the November 8 municipal elections.
Under state law, the Governor is required to issue a Writ of Special Election, and a special election must be held within 46 days of its issuance.
The writs, one for each of the town clerks of New Britain and Newington, were filed today and are attached.