No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
How much does a Senate make?
Salaries of members of the United States Congress
|Senators and House Representatives
|Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico
|President pro tempore of the Senate
|Majority leader and minority leader of the Senate
How many senators are up for re election in 2024?
Incumbent Majority Leader The 2024 United States Senate elections will be held on November 5, 2024, with 33 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested in regular elections, the winners of which will serve six-year terms in the United States Congress from January 3, 2025, to January 3, 2031.
Can a convicted felon run for president or any public office?
The requirements in the Constitution cannot be changed without an Amendment. The Constitution says absolutely nothing about convicted felons so yes. A state might have different requirements for a state office that bars a convicted felon from a state office, though. There was actually a convicted felon that ran for President while he was in prison!
Is it possible for a prisoner to run for President?
It’s possible for a U.S. citizen to run for President while in prison, as with Eugene Debs. Suppose a prisoner runs and wins. Let’s also suppose that the crimes in for which the prisoner is serving time for are undisputed and terrible, but for some reason the public generally finds that prisoner better than any alternatives.
Can a felon serve in the US Senate?
It is possible for a felon to serve in the U.S. Congress – but the House and Senate can vote to expel any member that colleagues deem unfit or unqualified to serve. And even if Stevens does end up winning the election in Alaska, he faces a probable expulsion vote in the Senate. He says he’ll appeal his conviction, and he has yet to be sentenced.
Can a felon run for office in Connecticut?
State-Level Office. In Connecticut, according to staff attorney Ted Bromley with the state’s secretary of state office, a former felon can have the right to vote, run for office and serve in elected office restored if the person has paid all penalties or served all sentences in full and is not on parole.