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The Democratic committee heads of the 12 counties in New York’s 21st Congressional District have set Tuesday as the deadline for receiving letters of intent and resumes from candidates who wish to run for the seat that Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, has announced he will give up.

Speaking on behalf of the 12 committee leaders, Washington County Chairwoman Sheila A. Comar said the group is expected to complete its selection process by mid-February.

“We’re using a process similar to the one we used in 2009 in New York’s 23rd Congressional District special election,” Mrs. Comar said in a news release. “That resulted in the selection of Congressman Bill Owens. We are equally hopeful this time.”

New York’s 21st Congressional District includes Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Hamilton, Herkimer, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton, Warren, Washington and Saratoga counties.

The declared Republican candidates are Elise M. Stefanik, Willsboro; Joseph M. Gilbert, DeKalb Junction; Michael F. Ring, Adams Center, and James K. Waller, Lake Pleasant.

The Republican Party in the district will hold its final candidate endorsement meeting at 7 p.m. today in Watertown at the Black River Valley Club, 131 Washington St.

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