09 - Poli Sci 2/19/09 How Democratic? Presidents Must be...

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Poli Sci 2/19/09 How Democratic? Presidents Must be “Natural Born” Citizens Formal Qualifications to be President Must be at least 35 years-old (Art II) 14-Year resident of the United States (Art II) Win majority of Electoral Votes (Art II) Take the 35 Word Presidential Oath (Art II) No Concurrent Office holding (Art I): Must resign from Congress spot No Religious Test Requirement (Art VI) Be from a Different State than VP (Amend. XII, 1804) Must be Natural Born President and VP only 2 offices barred to foreign-born “No person except a natural born Citizen … shall be eligible to the Office of the President” “No person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of VP…” Qualification Requirements for the Georgia Governor Citizen of the US for at least 15 years A legal Georgia resident for at least 6 years before the election At least 30 years old What is a Political Party? It is fundamentally an electoral organization
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course POLI 1101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '06 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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09 - Poli Sci 2/19/09 How Democratic? Presidents Must be...

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