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Gov. Scott sets special election to replace Artiles

@PatriciaMazzei

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has picked the dates for a special election to replace Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles.

The special primary will take place July 25, and the special general election will take place Sept. 26, Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz told the Miami Herald on Monday, shortly after Scott signed an executive order setting the election.

Artiles resigned last month after unleashing racist and sexist remarks in a conversation with two African-American senators. He represented Senate District 40, a competitive seat in Southwest Miami-Dade County.

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