Special Election to be Held to Fill a Vacant State Senate Seat in District 20 

Secretary of State Charles Summers has scheduled a special election to fill a state Senate seat left vacant with the resignation of Sen. David Trahan.Trahan, a Waldoboro Republican, resigned as District 20 senator last month after being hired as executive director of the 14,000-member Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine.The special election will be held Feb. 14.County Democratic, Republican and Green Independent committees have until the end of Jan. 17 to place the names of candidates on the ballot.