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SB 913 - Elections to Fill US Senate Vacancies - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Elections to Fill US Senate Vacancies

Signed by Governor Jodi Rell
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (107-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Elections to Fill US Senate Vacancies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to change the process of filling United States senate vacancies from governor appointment to special election.

Highlights:
-Takes away governor's power to fill senate vacancies by appointment (Sec. 1). -Requires the governor to call for a special election no more than ten days after a senate vacancy (Sec. 1). -Mandates that the special election will be carried out in a manner identical to that of the general state election (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Elections to Fill US Senate Vacancies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to change the process of filling United States senate vacancies from governor appointment to special election.

Highlights:
-Takes away governor's power to fill senate vacancies by appointment (Sec. 1). -Requires the governor to call for a special election no more than ten days after a senate vacancy (Sec. 1). -Mandates that the special election will be carried out in a manner identical to that of the general state election (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Elections to Fill US Senate Vacancies

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