MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #100 calling a special election for the 13th Senate District, as State Senator Scott Fitzgerald was elected to the United States House of Representatives and intends to resign from the Legislature on Jan. 1, 2021.

Gov. Evers ordered the special election to be held on April 6, 2021, coinciding with the statewide 2021 spring election. If a primary is necessary, it will be held on Feb. 16, 2021.

Circulation of nomination papers for candidates may begin today, Dec. 22, 2020, and must be filed by 5 p.m. on Jan. 8, 2021.

Executive Order #100 is available here.

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