Under Massachusetts law a special election is held to fill an open senate seat. While waiting for a special election should the governor appoint an interim senator?The chances of this getting done is rapidly increasing. HT Senatus blog.
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Friday, August 28, 2009
Polling Results on Interim Senator Appointee
Fairly surprising results -- apparently conventional wisdom was wrong. Even before Senator Kennedy's passing, a majority of the state supported an interim appointment.