-You must be at least 30 years old
-You must be a United States citizen for at least 9 years
-You have to be a resident of the place where you are elected
Term Of Office
- 6 year terms, only one can run for re-election every 2 years
- Elections are held every November on even years
Salary and Benefits
- They make about $174,000 per year
- They have benefits like Stationary postage for official businesses, medical, and a personal gym.
The United states pays for the senates trips(home and back), telephones, and newsletters, They have a tax deduction to help pay for 2 homes, and when they retire they have pensions up to 50,000 per year for life.