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.

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.

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission provides a National Mail Voter Registration Form with voter rules and regulations for each state and territory.

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