Stats on Other States

STATS ON OTHER STATES 1

Statson Other States

The State of Louisiana has 39 members in the Senate and 105 electedofficials in the House of Representatives (State Legislatures,2016). Although there are no term limits, both Senate and Housemembers serve for 4 years. Hence, Louisiana has a total of 144legislative districts. The authority exercised by the state officialsis based on Article III of the Louisiana Constitution. Legislatorsearn a salary of $16,800 per year (State Legislatures, 2016).Elected officials must avoid participating in corruption and otherforms of budget misappropriations. Qualified candidates must beexemplary residents above 21 years of age.

The State of Nevada comprises of 21 Senators and 42 members of theAssembly. Nevada has a total of 63 legislative districts. The formerleaders can serve for 4 years while the latter representatives holdtheir posts for 2 years (State Legislatures, 2016). However,the State has implemented strict term limits that span 12 years.Hence, Senators can serve for a maximum of 3 terms while Assemblymembers can have 6 terms. The fourth Article of the NevadaConstitution legitimizes the authority of both the Senate and theAssembly. Members receive a salary of $146.29 per day for maximum of60 days per session (State Legislatures, 2016). Candidatesdesiring to serve in the Nevada Senate and Assembly must be Americancitizens over 21 years of age (State Legislatures, 2016). Theymust also be one-year residents of the State prior to the election.Elected officials are required to discharge their duties with honorand integrity.

On the other hand, the State of California comprises of 100legislative districts. In this regard, there are 20 Senators and 80members of the Assembly. Each representative receives $100,113 peryear (State Legislatures, 2016). Prospective leaders must beregistered voters over 21 years of age. They must also be Stateresidents for over a year (State Legislatures, 2016). Alllegislators are expected to abide by the highest ethical standards ofconduct for the duration of their tenure.

Reference

State Legislatures. (2016, October 31). Retrieved fromhttps://ballotpedia.org/