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17. I voted for one--a Dem, of course....
Sat Nov 25, 2023, 07:12 PM
Nov 2023

Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan was the Dem candidate for US Senate when he was killed in a plane crash, just a few weeks before the general election. His name could not be taken off the ballot at that time, and the election went on as if he was still alive. He (thankfully) defeated Sen. John As*croft, and his widow, Jean Carnahan, was appointed to his seat until a special election was held in 2002. She lost that election to Jim Talent(less).

Is this in addition to people dancing in the streets with happiness? LOL patricia92243 Nov 2023 #1
I suspect there'll be video of me dancing then falling down drunk Kennah Nov 2023 #2
Clothed or natural? Chainfire Nov 2023 #4
I'll have to wait for the video to know Kennah Nov 2023 #6
Everyone's 1st thought for sure Bristlecone Nov 2023 #13
People have been known to vote for a dead candidate. Just sayin'... Hekate Nov 2023 #3
I voted for one--a Dem, of course.... lastlib Nov 2023 #17
Stop teasing me, it's cruel. nt intrepidity Nov 2023 #5
My face hurts H2O Man Nov 2023 #11
the consitution does not specify a president has to alive nt msongs Nov 2023 #7
How was it handled when Robert Kennedy was killed? Emile Nov 2023 #8
He wasn't the Democratic Party's nominee when he was killed. nt CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2023 #12
Some Kennedy delegates swung their votes to George McGovern in 1968 Captain Zero Nov 2023 #22
A national day of celebration, I would think. Yeah, some would be bitterly disappointed at his death, SWBTATTReg Nov 2023 #9
Besides all the parties and parades Ocelot II Nov 2023 #10
The answer I was hoping to hear was.... lastlib Nov 2023 #14
i will be doing my godzilla happy dance AllaN01Bear Nov 2023 #15
GQP would try "Second Term Not at Bernie's". PufPuf23 Nov 2023 #16
The whole world celebrates for 2 months except 35 % of Americans Tribetime Nov 2023 #18
I've always wondered... WarGamer Nov 2023 #19
I would probably break my wrist, at the very least EYESORE 9001 Nov 2023 #20
Happiness republianmushroom Nov 2023 #21
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