At the regular election held in any State next preceding the expiration of the term for which any Senator was elected to represent such State in Congress, at which election a Representative to Congress is regularly by law to be chosen, a United States Senator from said State shall be elected by the people thereof for the term commencing on the 3d day of January next thereafter.
[June 4, 1914, ch. 103, § 1], [38 Stat. 384]; [June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 3], [48 Stat. 879].)