*Must be a U.S. citizen for atleast nine years when elected for the senate.
*Must be atleast 30 years of age.
*Must be a resident of the state that the senator represents.
terms of office, Privlages, and benefits
*the terms of the U.S. Senate last for 6 years .
*the current salerie for the U.S. senate is about $174,000 annually.
*the elections for senate are held every november of even numbered years.
*if a senator dies, the legislature may authorize the govenor to appoint someone to fill there place until the next election.
*the senate can not give their self a raise.
*every two years a third of the senators run for relection.
*the senate and the house both may judge members, qualifacations and decide whether to seat them.