Article I, Section 4

The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.

The Congress shall assemble at least once in every Year, and such Meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by Law appoint a different Day.

Published on October 25, 2011 at 12:34 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. Article 1, section 4 states; “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof;” The legislature makes the rules of where the election will take place. Each state has their own legislation and are in charge of the elections. At any time, congress can change the regulations since they are the legislature of the federal government. The congress cannot regulate the place of choosing senators. The congress meet once a year, usually on the first Monday in December unless a law is set for another day.


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