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Bernard Allen's Son Seeks To Fill His Legislative Seat

Posted October 20, 2006 6:06 a.m. EDT

— The son of state Rep. Bernard Allen, who died a week ago from complications following a stroke, said Friday that he wants to fill his father's seat in the General Assembly.

Bernard Allen II announced his intentions at the Legislative Building, where his father, a Wake County Democrat, served two terms in the House.

Gov. Mike Easley will appoint Allen's replacement.