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Who elects US Senators?

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2013-01-28 22:18:39

After the ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment in 1913,

Senators are by law directly elected by the voters in their

respective states. Before 1913 it was up to the states to decide

how they would choose their Senators. Some were directly elected,

some were chosen by State Legislatures.

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