Special election called. Kleinheider has the details. As he notes, this will be a battleground, and Republicans have a chance to put another notch on their slim majority pistol.

UPDATE: Sean Braisted looks at the numbers in the district and predicts an uphill battle for Democrats. (The earlier John Litz announcement doesn't help, either.)

UPDATE: Tom Humprey reports that Curt Cobb's brother Ty will run for the seat. How cool would it be for a state legislature to have not one but two representatives named Ty Cobb?

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