Governor Ernie Fletcher’s Communications Office
Governor Fletcher Issues Writ of Election for 72nd House District

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, November 27, 2007  
Contact Information:  Jodi Whitaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Ernie Fletcher has issued a writ of election for the 72nd House District Seat, vacated by Rep. Carolyn Belcher upon her election as Bath County Judge Executive. A special election to fill Belcher’s seat will be held January 8, 2008.

“It is important for the citizens of the 72nd House District to have representation in the Kentucky General Assembly during the upcoming session,” said Governor Fletcher. “By fulfilling my duty and calling this special election on the earliest possible day under the law, we will assure the citizens of this district that they will have the representation they deserve.”

In accordance with KRS 118.730, a writ of election shall be issued by the Governor when a vacancy occurs in the House when the General Assembly is not in session.


11.27.07 writ of election.pdf