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McDonnell Sets Sept. 4 for Special Election

Official Announcement Monday

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    Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell plans to call special elections on Sept. 4 to fill the seat of Del. David Englin, who resigned, and late state Sen. Yvonne Miller

    Englin represented Alexandria and parts of Arlington and Fairfax Counties. He admitted he has been unfaithful to his wife. He was first elected in 2005.
               
    Miller was the first black woman elected to Virginia's General Assembly.
    McDonnell announced his intention Wednesday, but won't issue an official announcement until Monday.
    The short-notice election will fall on the first Tuesday after Labor Day, the earliest possible date.
    McDonnell spokesman J. Tucker Martin said McDonnell set the special election as expeditiously as possible "to ensure Virginians in these districts have full representation in Richmond and at home."