|The Green Papers: 2007 Off Year Election|
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|California 2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.|
|Partisan Composition: 34 Democratic, 19 Republican|
|Democratic||Congressman Laura Richardson
First elected in a special election to fill the vacancy resulting from the 22 April 2007 passing of Democratic Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald: 21 August 2007
Seat up for election: Tuesday 21 August 2007
Since no candidate received 50% of the vote + 1, a 21 August 2007 run-off election will be held between the top vote getter from each party.
On Thursday 26 April 2007, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger called a 26 June 2007 special election to fill this vacant seat. If no candidate receives 50% of the vote + 1, a run-off election will be held on 21 August 2007, between the top vote getters from each party. The filing deadline is 14 May 2007.
Sunday 22 April 2007: We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Democratic Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald who passed away today at the age of 68. She had had taken a leave of absence from Congress on 18 April after being diagnosed with cancer. She was first elected in a 26 March 1996 special election re: the resignation of Congressman Walter Tucker, 15 December 1995.
18 April 2007: Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald, 68, has been diagnosed with cancer and has been granted a 4 to 6 week leave of absence from the U.S. House.
|Massachusetts 2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.|
|Partisan Composition: 10 Democratic|
|Democratic||Congressman Nicola S. "Niki" Tsongas
First elected in a 16 October 2007 Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Democratic Congressman Marty Meehan.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 16 October 2007
Democratic Congressman Marty Meehan (Massachusetts CD 5) submitted his resignation from Congress 9 May 2006, effective 1 July 2007. He was chosen to be the next Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell on 13 March 2007. Massachusetts Governor Patrick called a special election to fill the vacant seat. The primary will be on 4 September and the general election on 16 October 2007. The deadline for filing nomination papers is 5:00p 31 July 2007 for party candidates and 4 September 2007 for non-party candidates.
|Political Parties Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.|
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Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
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