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What are the Requirements to Become a US Senator?

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Question: What are the Requirements to Become a US Senator?
Answer: The Constitution lists three requirements for any individual wishing to become a US Senator. A Senator must:
  1. be a US citizen for at least nine years when elected to the Senate.
  2. be at least 30 years of age.
  3. be a resident of the state that the Senator represents.
Obviously, these are just the legal requirements. Typically, a US Senator has had previous policial experience before being elected though this is definitely not a requirement.

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