Qualifications for Federal Offices

United States President

  • 35 years of age; natural-born citizen; and a resident within the United States for 14 years. (US Constitution Article 2, Section 1[5])

United States Senator

  • 30 years of age; Citizen of United States for 9 years; and a Tennessee resident. (US Constitution Article 1, Section 3)

United States Representative

  • 25 years of age; Citizen of United States for 7 years; and a Tennessee resident. (US Constitution Article 1, Section 2)