The Pioneer News
Either Democrat Linda Belcher or Republican Rebecca Johnson will be the next representative of the 49th district
Special election on Tuesday

 SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It will truly be a special election on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Voters of all party affiliations will be eligible to cast their ballots if they reside in the 49th District.

Due to the death in December of Dan Johnson, his seat as the state representative is open and must be filled.

His widow, Rebecca Johnson, will be the Republican nominee and Linda Belcher, who served three terms previously, will be the Democratic representative on the ballot.