Report: Jon Kyl to replace McCain in Senate

Posted at 11:32 AM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 12:37:59-04

Former Sen. Jon Kyl will replace the late Sen. John McCain in the Senate, according to reports.

AZ Central reports that Kyl, who served in the Senate from 1995 to 2013, will be Gov. Doug Ducey's choice to fill the empty seat. Cindy McCain confirmed the appointment via Twitter and congratulated Kyl.

Kyl, 76, will hold the seat until 2020.

McCain served in the Senate from 1987 until his death at age 81 Aug. 25.