|First election of 12,978 BBY|
The first election of 12,978 BBY was held to determine who would serve as Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic from that year until the end of the term in 12,974 BBY. The primary candidates were first term incumbent Chancellor Homer Anthony Salandra and Senator Jamall Mohatu of Balmorra. By the end of the election, Mohatu defeated Chancellor Salandra and was sworn in as Supreme Chancellor. He delivered his inaugural address shortly thereafter.
The election and aftermathEdit
- Great Hutt Wars (First appearance)