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State Senator resigns

State Sen. John Gordner resigned from his seat Wednesday.

Gordner, a Republican, announced his intention to accept a new position during Wednesday’s senate session. His term was set to expire in 2024.

A special election will be held on Jan. 31 to replace Gordner, according to Lt. Gov. John Fetterman office.

Gordner has held the seat since 2003. The district covers all of Columbia, Northumberland, Montour and Snyder counties and parts of Luzerne County.