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Sponsors want vacancy initiative on Nov. ballot

...temporary replacement. "The whole idea was to take that power away so that the people could be able to choose a replacement senator," said Peter Giannini, their attorney. Leman could decide as early as Wednesday, spokeswoman Annette Kreitzer...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the bill simply to give the public time to comment before a successor is named. The law already requires that a replacement senator must be of the same political party as the outgoing senator, but Elton said he assumes the Republican-dominated...
Palin wants open vote on Senate seat

...Anchorage, denounced that action on the Senate floor Friday, saying it was only fair for the same party to appoint a replacement senator. "It's about protecting the will of the community as it was expressed in the last election," French said...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Flyers rip Red Wings 3/15/98

Daigle had three in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings as the Flyers ended their eight-game winless slump against the 1997 Stanley Cup winners. He had a game-winner a week ago in a 4-3 overtime win over Pittsburgh and a game-tying goal in a 2-2 tie with New Jersey Tuesday.
Unintentional public service

...Senate is as responsive as possible to the will of the people." The four states in which governors appointed replacement senators this year have encountered local criticism of various degrees. In addition to the Illinois fiasco over Obama's...


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