The only real qualification for becoming a Cabinet member is having the president make the appointment. The member must also be approved by the Senate after the appointment. More »

George Washington's cabinet members were Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, Alexander Hamilton and Edmund Randolph. They were collectively known as "the cabinet" based on a quote by James Madison, who called their meetings "t... More »

The cabinet member who does not attend the State of the Union address rotates from year to year. This member is chosen by the White House chief of staff and sworn to secrecy, according to ABC News. More »

To be elected Georgian Secretary of State, candidates must be a United States citizen for 10 years and a resident of the state of Georgia for four years proceeding the election or appointment. Candidates also must be at ... More »

Each jurisdiction sets its own qualifications for councilmen, and common requirements include that the candidate must be a resident and qualified voter in the jurisdiction for at least one year before the election, must ... More »

Any New Hampshire resident who is a citizen of the United States and who will be 18 years or older on the day of elections is eligible to register as a voter. Adult U.S. citizens may register as voters in New Hampshire a... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

In order to qualify for election to the House of Representatives in the state of Tennessee, a candidate must be at least 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, a resident of Tennessee for three years and a resident of the coun... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections