- 30 years old
- 9 years citizenship
- resident of the state you represent
term of office
6 year terms
1/3 of the senators would run for reelection every two years.
salary and benefits
- current salary: $174,00
- resources for cunducting a official business
- stationary postage- "franking privilege"
- medical clinic
- free from arrest in all places in all cases except treason, felony, and breach of the peace when they are attending congress or on their way to or from congress.
- members of congresscannot be sued for anything they say on the house or senate floor.