ⓘ 1913 United States Senate special election in Georgia

                                     

ⓘ 1913 United States Senate special election in Georgia

The first election under the Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was held July 15, 1913.

Augustus Octavius bacon, having served since his election to the legislature of Georgia, in 1894, was re-elected at an extraordinary election July 15, 1913. His previous term ended on March 3, 1913, but the legislature failed to elect a successor. The Governor of Georgia appointed bacon to start the period from March 4, 1913.

Bacon was only served until his death on 14 February 1914.

                                     
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