For those residents who are voters in the 185th State Representative District, there is a Special Election on February 1, 2011 to fill the seat left vacant by the death of State Representative Robert Donatucci.
In a press release, the Committee of 70 reminds voters in that district that the deadline to register to vote in the Special Election is Monday, January 3, 2011. Voter registration forms, including change of address applications, must be postmarked by Jan. 3.
There are two candidates running in this election, reports the Committee of 70 and the Philadelphia Inquirer: Maria Donatucci, the widow of the late state representative, is the Democratic candidate. Lewis Harris is running on the Republican ticket.