Welcome to

Capitol News Service

Florida's Best Political Television Coverage

 


Visit the Lobby Tools Website

 


Visit Legislative IQ Website

 


Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

RSS Capitol News LIVE

RSS Quote of the Day

  • Nadia Boulanger
    "A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty."
  • Herbert Hoover
    "Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party."
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    "For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance."
  • John Paul Jones
    "If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery."

Crist On US Senate Elections

October 13th, 2009 by Mike Vasilinda

Two bills have been filed. One by a Democrat the other by a Republican, to require vacancies in the US Senate to be filled by election. George LeMieux was appointed to the seat vacated by retiring Mel Martinez in August. Governor Charlie Crist indicated he would sign the legislation if it reaches his desk.

I prefer Democracy,” Crist said. “You know, I was happy to carry out my duty, but I think its always preferable to have the people win.

Until 1917, US Senators were selected by state legislatures.

Posted in Charlie Crist, Elections, Politics, State News, Voting | No Comments »

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

copyright © 2016 by Capitol News Service | Powered by Wordpress | Hosted by LyonsHost.com