A senator has a term of six years. Members of the House of Representatives serve two-year terms. Re-election is possible and increases the number of years a congressman or senator serves. More »

U.S. senators are elected to a single six-year term. They may be elected to any number of successive terms if they should choose to run for re-election. More »

The term of office for a U.S. Senator is six years. Elections are held every two years to replace approximately one-third of the 100 sitting senators. As of 2014, there are no term limits for senators. More » Government & Politics Politics Elections
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