Barack Obama served in the Illinois state legislature for three terms, and then was elected to the US Senate in 2004.
Obama was a US Senator from Illinois when he was elected President.
Before becoming president, Barack Obama was elected to the Illinois state senate in 1996, and he was then elected to serve as a U.S. Senator from Illinois: he won that election in 2004.
In the US, Senators are elected to a term of 6 years.
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 and was elected in November 2008. Therefore Barack Obama was 47 years of age when he was elected President. He is the first African American person to hold this office.
Harding was a US Senator from Ohio and the Lieutenant Governor of Ohio before he was elected President.
Obama was elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996, succeeding State Senator Alice Palmer as Senator from Illinois's 13th District. Obama was sworn in as a US senator (for the state of Illinois) on January 3, 2005.
What other positions can a U.S Senator hold
Obama was junior United States Senator from Illinois when was elected President. He was elected to that office in 2004. He served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004.
He was a lawyer and a newspaper/magazine article writer.
Barack Obama was first elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996. He was re-elected several times. Then, in 2004, he was elected a U.S. Senator. So, he served about twelve years total in the state and the U.S. senate, before being elected president in 2008.
In a democracy, citizens participate by voting. They are also free to run for office and if elected, to hold positions in the government.
US Senator from Illinois. Prior to that, Illinois state Senator.
Julius Caesar held all the positions in Roman government, culminating with the powers of a dictator. He came up through the political steps and was elected to the offices in the Cursus Honorum.
It is customary for a winning presidential candidate and his supporters to hold a celebration after he wins re-election; but generally, this celebration is much smaller when the person is re-elected than it was when he won for the first time. In line with this tradition, if Mr. Obama is re-elected, he will probably hold a celebration, but it will not be as large as his first inaugural party and series of events.
Mr. Obama was re-elected in November 2012, and will serve two terms as president. The constitution says no president may serve more than two terms.
His first run for political office was in 1996, when he ran for the Illinois state senate. He was elected and served three terms.
Augustus Caesar gained office by force and was entitled to hold office until his death or forcible ouster. He had near-absolute power. Barack Obama was elected by a majority of voters and must run for reelection or resign after four years in office. His power is limited by the Constitution and other laws, and by the will of Congress.
"important" is a rather vague word, but none of Obama's known relatives hold positions of any great power in industry or government or is otherwise famous.
There are many countries, and other organisations such as universities, which are governed by a body called The Senate. They are all differently composed.
As of July 2014, the Commander in Chief of the United States Armed Forces is President Obama. He will hold the title until the next president is elected.
Jefferson Davis was elected into office in 1861 and was elected to hold a six term position. No other person ran against him.
Taylor, Grant, Taft, Hoover, and Eisenhower did not hold any elected public offices before they were elected President. Taylor and Eisenhower never worked in civilian government before they were President. The others held cabinet positions for awhile before they took office as President.
legislator in the u.s senate. legislator in the u.s senate.
Is it true that obama told foreign leaders to hold tight and then after he was elected he would fix everything?
this is absolutely false and I think your are just plumb dumb for not wanting to find out by researching and listening to his speeches for yourself.
Martin Van Buren was a US senator, the secretary of state, the vice-president and the 8th president. He did not hold any other federal positions.
His previous job was as a United States Senator. He decided he wanted to run for president, and that is what he did. It is not unusual for senators or governors to decide they want to try to attain a higher office. More importantly, it is illegal for someone to hold two elected offices in the Federal government at the same time, so Senator Obama resigned his US Senate seat after being elected US President.
Barack Obama entered politics in 1996, having first been a community organizer and advocate for the poor, then a lawyer and a law professor. He served three terms as an Illinois state senator and was then elected a US senator. He then ran for president and won in 2008.
No, female priests do not exist within the Mormon church, although they can hold several other leadership positions.
About half a million persons hold elected state and local offices.
Before he was president, Barack Obama served as a US Senator from the state of Illinois. Before that, he was an Illinois state senator for three terms. He was also a professor of law at the University of Chicago, and he worked as a lawyer for a small Chicago law firm specializing in civil rights cases.
He did not hold being the senator for the state of New York.
His only elected office was president of the US to which he was elected two times.
what positions did Theodore roosevelt not hold police commissioner,governor of the state of New York,senator for the state of New York assistant secretary to the navy
US Senators are elected to a 6-year term, and if continuously elected, can hold that office until death.
Barack Obama is the 44th person to hold the office of President of the United States.
No- Obama is a Christian.
To swear into office
The President can not hold any other offices while he is president. (I suppose he could run for some other office and then resign one of them if he is elected to both. This will never happen for several reasons. )
No, a President is not required to provide a copy of a birth certificate, however, Barack Obama has and he was the first President ever to do so. His birth certificate has been validated by the Republican Governor of Hawaii. Presidents are, however, vetted to determine their eligibility, so this has been thoroughly investigated and it has been determined that he is qualified and eligible to hold the office.
President-elect Donald Trump never served in any political office, elected or appointed and was never in the military. Herbert Hoover was the only other president who did not hold elected office or serve as an officer in the military. However, Hoover was Secretary of Commerce under Harding and Coolidge.
the goal is to hold powerful government positions
Barack Obama defeated Republican John McCain by winning the popular election on November 4, 2008, winning 52.9% of the popular vote. He was officially elected by the Electoral College on December 15, 2008. His inauguration was on January 20, 2009. Then, on November 6, 2012, President Obama won a second term in office, gaining 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney's 206, and also winning the popular vote 51% to 48%. Barack Obama won the presidential… Read More
Seat positions in my CLK are set by using the seat-back-headrest buttons on the inside upper front of the door. After you move the buttons to get the best position for the principal driver press and hold down the green button for a few seconds then press the number 1 button. Other drivers can select other numbers. After that any time you want your settings press and hold the number 1 while the seat readjusts.
There he held the successively responsible positions of chief operating officer, president, chief executive officer, and chairman.
Yes, he ate cheese
Yes, he can.
Why does Czar Van Jones who is a self professed communist hold a key position in the Obama administration?
Because Obama is a Marxist himself....