senate

Nicole Jackson

Qualification

The constitution provides that senators must be at least 30 years old, citizens of the united states for 9 years before election, and legal resident of the state they represent. All voters of each state elect senators at large, or statewide.

Terms of office

  • 6 years terms
  • Every 2 years a 3rd of the senators run for election.

Salary & Benefits

- In 1789 salaries for both houses were $6 per day

-In 1991 it voted for a pay hike of $ 23,000

-Raise salary to $133,600


Privilges &Benefits

The constitution provides memebers of congress certain privileges to protect them while carrying out their legislative duties.