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Sens. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls, left, Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids converse in this undated photo. The governor has announced a specail election will be held April 10 to fill the Senate District 20 seat following Kubly's death last week. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Minn. governor announces special election to fill late senator's seat

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday that a special election to fill the Senate District 20 seat of Gary Kubly will be held April 10.


Kubly died Friday. His funeral was held Wednesday in Granite Falls.

Because Kubly died while the Senate was in session, an election must be held to fill the vacancy.

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