Special election set to fill House seat following Rep. Tim Murphy’s resignation

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — A special election will be held to fill Pennsylvania’s vacant seat in the United States House of Representatives following the October 21 resignation of Tim Murphy.

Murphy, a Republican, served as a representative for the state’s 18th Congressional District.

Gov. Tom Wolf issued the Writ of Election for March 13, 2018.