What is the election date for the US House of Representatives?
Elections to the House of Representatives are held during the general election every two years, in even-numbered years. Representatives serve two-year terms and all 435 voting seats come up for election at once.
The general election is always Tuesday following the first Monday in November.
The actual dates for the years 2010-2020:
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
How is election of us senators different from the election of members of us house of representatives?
The head of the US House of Representatives is called the Speaker of the House. The Speaker is elected by other members of the House of Representatives, and is usually a member of whichever party holds the majority of seats following the last general election. The current (2011) Speaker of the House is Republican John Boehner of Ohio.
The head of the US House of Representatives is the Speaker of the House. The Speaker is elected by the 435 voting members of the House and usually belongs to whichever party holds the majority of seats following the last general election. The current (2013) Speaker of the House is Republican John Boehner of Ohio.
How many votes must a person receive in order to become president if the election is decided by the US House of Representatives?
All 435 House seats - Representatives or Congressmen/women - are up for election every two years (in even numbered years) or a total of 440 including the 5 non-voting delegates, one each from: The District of Columbia American Samoa Guam Northern Mariana Islands US Virgin Islands (*The equivalent for Puerto Rico, the Resident Commissioner, is only elected every 4 years.) US Senators are elected for six-year terms. Unlike the House where everyone is up for…
You can run for office as many times as you like. Where an office has term limits, you may be limited in how many terms you can serve, but that is different from running for election. The US House of Representatives is not subject to term limits so a Representative can serve as many terms as his or her district will elect him or her to. (There is no limit to the number of times…