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Comment 14 by Steven Mading :

What happens with her seat in congress if she lives but her cognition is degraded?

Presumably whatever happens in general in Congress if a representative gets sick and can't do their job or dies ? Do you have some notion of a by-election or is someone appointed as a replacement by the party ?


EDIT: According to a google search in the event of a death the Governor of the state in question appoints a new representative. Presumably in the case of incapacity the same things happens.

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:52:20 UTC | #577061