With all eyes on this week’s special election in Georgia, the question is: Who is the most senior member of Congress — House or Senate — who first came to Congress by a special election?
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The answer? John Kitzhaber. An Oregon Democrat, he was just starting his fourth term when he resigned in February of 2015.
The randomly selected winner is Heidi Ross of Raleigh, N.C. Heidi wins the coveted Political Junkie button.