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  •  Appointed? (0+ / 0-)

    won't the Governor appoint a Senate successor?

    •  yes, but (0+ / 0-)

      in Texas there must be a special election within so many months of the appointment. In 1993, Lloyd Bentsen (D) resigned to become Clinton's Treasury Secretary, Gov. Ann Richards (D) appointed Bob Krueger, and Krueger lost the special election to Kay Bailey Hutchison.

      The Republican Party is neither pro-republic nor pro-party. Discuss!

      by Nathaniel Ament Stone on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 12:13:33 PM PST

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