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Direct Election of Senators? It Wasn’t Always That Way: The 17th Amendment Turns 100

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Insights on Law & Society 13.1, Fall 2012

Read about how before the 17th Amendment was ratified in 1913, providing for the direct election of U.S. Senators by popular vote, the senators were chosen by state legislatures.

See pages 26 – 29.

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