This Week’s Trivia Question

With Mike Garcia (R) winning last week’s special election in California 25 to fill the seat vacated by Katie Hill (D), the new question is:  Who was the last House Democrat to leave his or her seat in the middle of the term and be replaced by a Republican in a special election?

Submit your answer in the box below. We’ll pick a winner at random from the bunch. The winner will get a fabulous Political Junkie button. And don’t forget to sign up for our Political Junkie newsletter. You’ll get all the latest from Team PJ every issue.

Last week’s question was:  Who was the last senator with at least as much experience in office as Dick Lugar to be defeated for re-election?

The answer?  Ted Stevens.  The Alaska Republican was approaching 40 years in office when he was defeated by Mark Begich in November of 2008.

And the randomly selected winner is … Jesal Desai of Raleigh, N.C.  Jesal wins the coveted Political Junkie button.

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