Articles of the Constitution
How old do you have to be to run for the Senate?
You have to be 25 years old to hold a seat in the House of Representatives, 30 years old to be a Senator, and 35 years old to be President. In addition, only a natural-born citizen can hold the office of President.
- Find out how to contact the Representative in your district
- Find out how to contact the Senators in your state
- Find out how to contact the President and Vice-President of the United States
More on the Articles of the Constitution
There are seven articles in the constitution.
- Article One establishes the legislative branch, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
- Article Two outlines the Executive branch, the Presidency.
- Article Three defines the Judiciary.
- Article Four outlines the roles and relationships of states in the federal government.
- Article Five denotes the process for amending the Constitution.
- Article Six proclaims the Constitution as the "supreme law of the land".
- Article Seven outlines the process for ratification of the Constitution.
Section 10 of Article Two of the US Constitution prohibits the granting of titles of nobility.