This Week’s Trivia Question
This week’s question: Who was the last governor to appoint himself to the Senate who went on to win the next 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.
The answer? Mimi Miyagi. Mimi — real name, Melody Damayo — finished 5th in the 2006 Republican gubernatorial primary in Nevada, losing to eventual gubernor Jim Gibbons. She received a total of 1,651 votes, or less than 1.2 percent of the vote.
The winner is Dennis Trotter of Indianapolis, Ind. Dennis wins the coveted Political Junkie button.