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									    The Senate
Chapter 10, Section 3
         CWP
      Mrs. Huston
Facts
• About 1/3 of current Senators previously
  served in the House of Representatives
• Equal Representation—each state has two
  Senators
• Terms of six years
Election
• Senators were originally chosen by state
  legislatures
• Since 1913 they have been directly
  elected by the people of the state they
  represent
Continuous Body
• 1/3 of members up for re-election every
  two years
• This means 2/3 of the members continue
  into the following session
• It provides for a smooth transition
          Qualifications
• Higher level than for the House of
  Reps
• Must be at least 30 years of age
• Must have been a citizen at least
  9 yrs
              Salary
• The annual salary of a rank and
  file member of the House or
  Senate is …
• $165,200 as of January,
  2007
         Current Legislation
• http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/legislati
  ve/b_three_sections_with_teasers/active_l
  eg_page.htm
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