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House Candidate Geoghegan: Senate Appointments Violate Constitution


First Posted: 02/07/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:00 PM ET

New York Times:

IN 2009 four new senators will slip into office -- all in violation of the Constitution, which requires a special election to fill a Senate vacancy. Colorado, Delaware, hapless Illinois and star-struck New York will have senators "elected" by a single voter, the governors who appoint them.

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Filed by Ben Goldberger  |