2020 Election California News

Newsom Will Not Call Special Election For Duncan Hunter’s Seat

The Hill-


California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will not call for a special election in the district held by resigning Rep. Duncan Hunter (R), a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.

“The Governor’s office received Rep. Hunter’s resignation letter. Based on the timing of the resignation, a special election will not be called,” Newsom spokesperson Vicky Waters said in a statement to The Hill. 

Hunter announced Tuesday he plans to resigneffective next Monday after pleading guilty last year to charges of campaign finance violations.

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