Wagga Wagga by-election set for Sept 8

The voters of Wagga Wagga will head to the polls on September 8 following the resignation of the disgraced former government MP Daryl Maguire.

NSW lower house Speaker Shelley Hancock on Monday announced the by-election date after Mr Maguire officially resigned on Friday.

Mr Maguire quit after being caught up in a corruption scandal during an inquiry into the former Canterbury City Council.