Senate

DaeJonn McClendon

Qualifications

* Senators must be at least 30 years old.

* Citizens of the United States for 9 years before election, and legal residents of the state they represent.

Term of Office

* Number of Years- 6 years.

* Only 1/3 of seats are up for elections.

Salary And Benefits

* Salary-Members’ salary is $174,000 annually.

*Members of Congress can elect to participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP)

Privilege And Benefits

* Privilege-Congress determine its own pay.

* Benefits- members of Congress have access to one of the most generous health insurance programs in the country.

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