Writing:Qualifications (state executive offices)

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Qualifications

This section is added to profiles about state-specific offices. This includes articles like Governor of Texas or Lieutenant Governor of Alabama.

This section features the minimum requirements necessary to qualify for the state office. This may include minimum age, citizenship or residency. These requirements are typically found in the state constitutions or state statutes/code.

Main source: all state constitutions can be found here on Ballotpedia.

Installation

'''Article X, Section Y''' of the [[STATE Constitution]] establishes the qualifications of the office:

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* List requirements in easy to read bullet-format.
* List requirements in easy to read bullet-format.
* List requirements in easy to read bullet-format.

Example

Below is an example of how this section would appear in an article. See also: Governor of Texas or Governor of Alabama.

Qualifications

Article 4, Section 4 of the Texas Constitution establishes the qualifications of office as such:[1]

He shall be at least thirty years of age, a citizen of the United States, and shall have resided in this State at least five years immediately preceding his election.

  • at least 30 years old
  • a United States citizen
  • a resident of Texas for at least 5 years

See also

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