Text from the proclamation by the Governor:
SPECIAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, The Office of State Representative for the Forty-Sixth (46th) State Representative District of the Iowa General Assembly, as defined by section 41.1 ( 46) of the 2019 Iowa Code, has become vacant by reason of the resignation of Iowa State Representative Lisa Heddens, whose resignation was effective as of June 17, 2019.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kim Reynolds, Governor of the State of Iowa, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the law, do hereby proclaim and direct that a special election to fill said vacancy shall be held within said District on:
TUESDAY, THE SIXTH (6TH) DAY OF AUGUST, 2019, A.D.
WHEREFORE, all electors within the Forty-Sixth (46th) State Representative District will take due notice and the County Commissioner of Elections of Story county will give official notice as provided in section 39.6 of the Iowa Code.