Politics and Government
How many elected government officials are in the US?
How do the people in the legislative branch get their job?
Which government official is appointed and not elected by the US citizen?
What branch of the government are the members elected rather than appointed?
Asked in Psychology, Political Science
What impact do the mass media have on politics and government in the US?
What do elected officials sometimes do to test public reaction to an idea or policy?
Asked in History, Politics & Society, History of the United States, Politics and Government, China and Chinese Territories
How is the Chinese government different from the US government?
Asked in US Constitution
Nearly all elected officials in the US are selected by?
Which US government branch can impeach federal officials?
What are the only two government officials to be elected by the whole country?
Officials of the us government may not accept a gift or position with a foreign government without whose consent-?
Did the constitution create a republican form of government?
Who controls the city of New York?
Asked in US Constitution
What proportion of elected officials in the US represents single-member districts?
Asked in International Government, Government
Why is the US system of government considered a form of self-government?
Asked in Syria, US Government
What act do US officials believe Syria's government has committed?
Asked in US Constitution, Society and Civilization
What Education should an elected official have?
There is absolutely no education requirement for elected officials in the federal government. In fact it used to be somewhat common for elected officials to have no formal education whatsoever. For example Abraham Lincoln had virtually no formal education, although he was by and large self educated and was extremely well read. However most elected officials today have a four year degree, but again they are not required to even have a high school diploma. For further information refer to Article I and II of the US Constitution. There are currently 537 elected officials in the United States Government. 435 Members of the US House of Representatives 100 Senators 1 President 1 Vice President The only requirements for these offices are: Age, Citizenship, Time living in the United States, and for Congressmen they must reside in the state in which they represent. Each office has it's own separate requirements.