|Election of 12,982 BBY|
|Other key individuals|
The election of 12,982 BBY was held to determine who would serve as Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic for a term of the following four years. It was a special election that followed in the wake of Chancellor Etesutr Hapor's resignation, issued in the midst of growing unpopularity over his handling of the tensions with the Hutt Empire. Homer Anthony Salandra, the Senator of Coruscant, was elected Supreme Chancellor by the end of the election.
The election and aftermath
- Great Hutt Wars (First mentioned)