Professor Edward Larson, "The Case for Elizabeth Warren" -- The Hill
Professor Edward J. Larson's opinion piece, "The Case for Elizabeth Warren" is published in The Hill. The article considers the ability of state governors to appoint interim senators and the possibility that Massachusetts governor Charles Baker would pick Elizabeth Warren's senate replacement if she were to be chosen as the vice presidential nominee.
Excerpt from "The Case for Elizabeth Warren"
The Massachusetts legislature could fix this problem with anther partisan workaround. The U.S. Constitution makes this possible. While mandating that states fill vacant senate seats by special elections, it empowers state legislatures to authorize and set the terms for their governors to fill those seats temporarily pending the vote. By law, most states entrust their governors with this authority, but not all – and some imposed restrictions.
The complete article may be found here