Republican and Democratic officials will choose nominees to complete the final weeks of the late Rep. Jackie Walorski’s House term. The Indiana Republican was killed on Wednesday in a car crash in her district.
Emma Thomson, 28, Walorski’s communications director, and Zachery Potts, her 27-year-old district office director, were traveling with Walorski and also died in the accident, on state Route 19 in the congresswoman’s hometown of South Bend, Indiana. Walorski, 58, was first elected to the House in 2012, after five years as a state representative.
A special election to complete Walorski’s unexpired House term will be held because the vacancy occurred more than