ST. PAUL -- Governor Mark Dayton has chosen the date for a special election to fill State Representative Steve Gottwalt's House District 14A seat.

The special election will be held on Tuesday, February 12th.

Gottwalt resigned after taking a job as the state legislative director for the Center for Diagnostic Imaging.

The special election will also take place in House District 19A where State Representative Terry Morrow resigned.

If necessary, a primary election will be held Tuesday, January 29th in both districts.

The filing period for Gottwalt's seat is from Wednesday, January 9th through Tuesday, January 15th.

The candidate withdrawal period is by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16th.