(St. Paul, MN) -- Governor Tim Walz is setting the date for a special election to fill the seat of Congressman Jim Hagedorn, who died last week.
The election will be held August 9th, with a possible primary in May. The First District covers southern counties touching Iowa.
Hagedorn began representing the district in 2019. He died Thursday at 59 after battling kidney cancer and testing positive for COVID-19.