What Are the Eligibility Requirements to Be a Candidate for District 11?


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The eligibility requirements to be a representative candidate for District 11 depends on the specific state in which the district is located. For example, Massachusetts state representatives muses be at least 18 years old, while state representatives in Texas must be at least 21. Prospective candidates should contact their state government offices for specific requirements.

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Typically state representatives must be United States citizens and must have lived in the district they wish to represent for a minimum period. For example, both Texas and Massachusetts require that candidates be a resident of a district for at least 12 months before the election. Other requirements may include certified signatures of a minimum number of district voters and be a state resident for a certain length of time.

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