Dick Cheney, at least, claims that he (at least until tomorrow) is a member of both the Executive Branch (since he is second in line to the Presidency and his position is outlined in Article II) and the Legislative Branch (because the VP presides over the Senate and has a vote in the event of a tie - and the position is also discussed in Article I). This is certainly not the traditional view of the position, however.
The ancient Roman government elected two consuls every year. They elected two people to serve in the lead position as a separation of power.
The people who have been elected to serve in the US Government are the following: 1. Senator 2. Representative. 3. President; and 4. Vice President.
Because that's how our government was made its in our constitution, and we need someone to be a leader, but to make sure they don't abuse power their is separation of power between the branches of government and the president can only serve 4 years then get re-elected once.
The House of Representatives serve the constituents they represent in their district. They are the most directly elected officials in the federal government, thus they more than any other federal elected official (Senators or President) represent the people.
tribunes By 494 B.C., 10 tribunes were elected each year to serve in the Roman government.
They are called Representatives.
A representative government should provide checks and balances to the branches of government.
No. No government official can hold positions in two branches of government at the same time. A Senator is a member of the Legislative branch of government, while the Lieutenant Governor is the number two guy in the Executive branch.
John Tyler was elected to the Confederate legislature.
The maximum term of an Irish government is 5 years, after which there is an election. A Taoiseach, which is the official title of the head of an Irish government, also can have a 5 year term, but can be re-elected as often as he is chosen. So there is no limit to the terms a Taoiseach can serve.
Appoint individuals to serve within the executive and judicial branches of government
The judicial branch is one of the branches that forms our government. It is not an individual person, but a permanent third of government. It does not serve terms. Individuals within the branch serve terms based on their position.
It was James Madison who suggested the Constitution allow for three branches of government. Madison would go on to serve as the 4th President of the United States.
That would be a conflict of interest. A person can't belong to both branches of government at the same time.
You're thinking of the Tribunes, who were supposed to serve the interests of the people.
A group of people who have elected someone else to represent them is called an incumbency. This person will serve as an official post.
Term of office is the length of time for which an official is elected to serve. For example, it is two years for a Representative to the House, six years for a US senator and 4 years for the President.
B.O.B.O Bananas objective becoming orange. You serve as a spy but you have to be banana.
In the US and in many democratic nations, the officials within a legislative branch of government are normally elected by the people they serve.
if a US President is elected for 2 terms he will serve 8 years unless he resigns, dies, or becomes unable to perform his duties. A vice-president (or other official) who succeeds an elected president may serve for up to 2 years without forfeiting eligibility to two elected terms. So a President can serve a maximum of 10 years under the law set forth in the 22nd Amendment.
If a democratically elected government fails to serve the needs of the public who elected them, the public is free to elect someone else instead, in the next election.
Rome's judges or praetors, served for one year. That was the standard length of office for any elected official.