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Senator Byrd Replacement

West Virginia Special Election Not a Done Deal

Jim McKay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim McKay

It appears that West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin's plans for a special election this fall are not exactly being met with enthusiasm by the WV Legislature.

Joe Manchin 'Highly Likely' To Run To Fill Robert Byrd's Senate Seat (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin says he is "highly likely" to run for Senate to fill the seat held by the late Sen. Robert Byrd for fifty-one years...

West Virginia Senate: Joe Manchin Gets Go-Ahead For November Special Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) -West Virginia's attorney general says Gov. Joe Manchin can put the late Robert C. Byrd's Senate seat on the ballot this November. Manchin reque...

Joe Manchin Senate Run? Speculation About W.V. Governor's Plans For Robert Byrd's Seat

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W. Va.) death on Monday morning, speculation is already to swirling over the prospect of West Virginia Governor Joe...

Robert Byrd Senate Replacement: What Happens With Robert Byrd's Senate Seat?

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WV law gives Gov. Joe Manchin (D) the power to appoint Byrd's replacement. If a vacancy occurs within 2 and a half years of the beginning of the next ...