Lehigh Valley

Special election to be held in wake of Rep. McNeill's death

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A special election will be held later this year to fill the seat of a former Pennsylvania House representative from our area.

The announcement was made Monday afternoon by state House Speaker Mike Turzai.

The election will be held on Tuesday, December 5th.

Candidates will be vying for the seat of Daniel McNeil, who represented Lehigh County from 2013-17 in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

The Democrat died on September 8th from natural causes.

He was known for his effort to fight the state's opioid crisis.

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