HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Voters in a rural central Pennsylvania district will pick a new state House member in August to fill the vacancy created by a recent congressional election.

House Speaker Mike Turzai on Tuesday set the special election for the seat held most recently by state Rep. Fred Keller, a Republican elected to Congress last week.

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Political parties will pick candidates for an election that’ll be held Tuesday, Aug. 20. The remainder of Keller’s legislative term runs through 2020.

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The state House district spans portions of Union and Snyder counties.

The 53-year-old Keller was elected May 21 to fill the unexpired term of Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, who resigned in January.

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