Democrats and Republicans have announced their candidates for the election to fill the unexpired term of state Rep. Rocky Adkins.

Adkins resigned his seat in December as 99th District representative for the counties of Elliott, Lewis and Rowan. He has taken an advisory position in the office of Gov. Andy Beshear.

The special election is Tuesday, Feb. 25. The deadline to file as a candidate is Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m.

The candidates were announced in separate press releases.

Local Republicans nominated Richard White to be the GOP candidate.

William H. “Bill” Redwine will file as the Democratic nominee on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 9:45 a.m. in Frankfort.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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