NC General Assembly

50 Senators and 120 Representatives

The Senate

Requirements:

-Must be at least 25 years old

-Qualified voter of NC

-Must have resided in NC for at least 2 years

-Must have resided in district for at least 1 year

House of Representatives

Requirements:

-Qualified voter of NC

-Must have resided in district for one year


There is no age requirement to be elected as a representative.

Roles in NC General Assembly

The NCGA is a bicameral legislature made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Their job is to draft and legislate laws in NC, which are called general statutes.