The special election to fill the unexpired term of Rep. Steve Wenzel, DFL-Little Falls, will be Nov. 6. The date for a primary, if needed is Sept. 11.
The dates for the District 12B race were set Monday by Gov. Jesse Ventura's office. Candidates may file with the secretary of state's office starting Thursday until 5 p.m. Aug. 21.
District 12B includes precincts in Cass, Morrison and Crow Wing counties.
Wenzel, who has represented the district since being elected in 1972, resigned to accept the post of state director of rural development in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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