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A date is set for a special election to replace a recently-resigned lawmaker accused of stealing pandemic funding

The governor has scheduled a special election to replace a state lawmaker who resigned.

Voters will go to the polls in West Haven, and part of New Haven on December 14.

They will pick a replacement for state Representative Michael DiMassa.

He quit after being accused of defrauding the city of West Haven out of $600,000 in federal pandemic funding.

DiMassa faces federal fraud charges.

Matt Dwyer is a producer for Where We Live and a reporter and midday host for Connecticut Public's news department.

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