Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has scheduled a special election to fill a seat in the state House left vacant by former Republican Rep. Barry Mask.
A special primary election for the District 31 seat is scheduled for Dec. 3. The special general election is scheduled for Jan. 28.
If a candidate doesn't receive a majority of votes in the special primary, a special primary runoff will be held Jan. 28, 2014 and the special general election will be held March 25.