If a US Senator dies or resigns who replaces him?
Typically, the governor assigns a temporary Senator to cover the position until the next election. Usually appointed by governor of the state, but it depends on the state.
No, not at the same time. A US Supreme Court justice can serve in the Senate if he (or she) resigns from the Supreme Court, runs for office, and is elected. A US Senator can become a justice on the US Supreme Court if he (or she) resigns from the Senate (or has already resigned or been voted out of office) and is subsequently appointed by the President and approved by the Senate.
Each State has two senators, who are elected for terms of 6 years. If a senator dies in office or resigns, the state governor or legislature may choose to appoint a replacement senator or hold a special election to elect a replacement. The replacement senator serves out the remainder of the original 6-year term.
It varies by state. If a senator dies, resigns, or takes another political position, a special election may be called. In some states, the state governor may appoint a temporary replacement to serve the remainder of the term, sometimes with restrictions and sometimes only until the next statewide election is held.
The elected president must resign his position in the senate causing a vacancy as occurs if a senator dies in office or resigns for any reason. What happens next depends upon the state legislature of the affected state. According to the 17th Amendment the state legislature can direct the governor to appoint someone to temporarily serve as senator until an election can be held or else leave the office open until an election can be…
These are the steps that are typically taken in the United States to send a senator to the US Senate: 1. A person is nominated to become a US senator by a major political party, such as the Republican or Democrat parties; 2. In the general election in November, the candidate with the most votes in a US State wins the election and becomes a senator; 3. Each US State is allocated two senators, regardless…