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To counter your intuition, an expensive House race costs about $2 million, whereas a Senate race is closer to $10 million. Maybe a candidate from a wealthier district has $1.5 million more in their campaign chest than one from a poor one. But that's not all that much compared to the $10 million they now need to raise. Another thing is that not all of your ...


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This is a difficult question to answer because there's not easily accessible data on representatives who attempted to become senators but failed. So what I did was test whether the median income for the former districts of senators who used to be representatives [1,2] (n=47) in the current Congress was higher than the average median income for the other ...


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As noted in a comment, the phrase "equally as may be" means "as equally as possible." To quantify this, it means that the maximum difference in class size is 1. More precisely, it means: if the number of senators is divisible by 3, the classes must be equal in size. if the number of senators is one greater than a number evenly ...


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No it is not look at what you quoted again. shall be divided equally as may be into three Classes It says equally as may be not required for them all to be equal. With the current breakdown there are groups of 33, 33, 34. All of these add up to the total members of 100. No matter how you break it down it is impossible to have 3 equal groups with a total ...


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Any of this is irrelevant. Impeachment trials in the Senate require 60 votes. A 50-50 vote, therefore, by the Constitutional mandate of 60 votes, automatically fails and the person is acquitted. There would be no need to break a tie, as a tie is not 60 votes.


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