-30 years

-citizen for 9 years

-legal resident of state they represent

term of offices

Elections are every even number years. They begin there term on Jan. 3, after every election that is held that previous November. Only 1/3 of senate are put up every elections

Salary and Benefits

-The senate and House of Representative their own salary.

-174,00 a year


-free from arrest

-can't be sued for what they say in the house of the senate