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Here's what happens to Al Franken's Senate seat now that he is planning to resign

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Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is now mulling a replacement.
There will be a special election in November 2018 for Minnesota voters to officially elect a replacement for the remainder of Franken's term.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Minnesota senator said he plans to officially step down in the coming weeks.
The move will leave a vacancy in the Senate and give Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton the power to appoint...
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