Six Georgia Legislators Introduce Resolution Asking Congress to End Popular Elections for U.S. SenateFebruary 16th, 2013
Six Georgia legislators have introduced HR 273, which asks Congress to repeal the 17th Amendment. The 17th Amendment, which went into effect in 1914, created popular elections for U.S. Senators. Before the 17th Amendment, state legislators chose U.S. Senators.
The six sponsors are Representatives Buzz Brockaway, Kevin Cooke, Mike Dudgeon, Delvis Dutton, Josh Clark, and Dustin Hightower.