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Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: Perspectives and Contemporary Developments [July 16, 2013]   [open pdf - 295KB]

"This report reviews the constitutional origins of the appointments provision and its incorporation in the 17th Amendment. It also examines and analyzes contemporary developments, including the disposition of recent vacancies and proposals to eliminate or restrict gubernatorial power to name temporary Senators."

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CRS Report for Congress, R40421
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2013-07-16
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