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4 announce candidacy in vacant State Representative seat

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By Alana Cerrone


Four people have announced their candidacy in the State Representative (District 49) Special Election.

The filing deadline was Friday afternoon at 4:00, and candidates have until December 24 to get 50 required signatures of eligible voters from the District.

The four candidates, who all filed as Democrats, are: Douglas T. Brown, Mark L. Chenot, Stuart Gitlow, and Michael A. Morin.

The general assembly seat was vacated by State Representative Lisa Baldelli-Hunt who was sworn in as Woonsocket Mayor on December 3.

The special election will take place on February 25, 2014.

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