Membership of the senate

the characteristics of the sitting senate


  • must be 30 years old
  • must have been a us citizen for at least 9 years prior to election.
  • must be a legal resident of the state you represent.

Term of office

  • The senators have 6 years in office.
  • they get re-elected every 2 years.
  • if a senator dies the governer choses some one to fill in untill a special election.

salary and benifits

  • they set their own salarys.
  • their retirement penions is 50,000.
  • they get memeber ships to gym's.
  • they also get exspensive heath care.

Privilages of members.

  • they are free from arrest.
  • they cannot be sued for anything.