Bill Summary & Status
There are 3 classes of Senators which determine the next election date. Todays classes http://www.senate.gov/reference/glossary_term/class.htm
According to the Constitution Article 1 Sect 3
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.
Immediately after they shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three Classes. The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be vacated at the Expiration of the second Year, of the second Class at the Expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class at the Expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be chosen every second Year; and if Vacancies happen by Resignation, or otherwise, during the Recess of the Legislature of any State, the Executive thereof may make a temporary Appointments until the next Meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such Vacancies.
No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided.
The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United States.
The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: and no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.
Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
- Directory to the Federal Senate (theinformedvoterinfo.wordpress.com)
Senators of the 113th Congress Session 1
choose by state, name, or party, also shows class (which relates to re-election)
this site includes the name of the senator with a link to their official webpage, their party affiliation, their DC address, phone number and a link to contact them by e-mail
a very important bit of information found on this site is the Class, there are 3 Classes of Senators, every 2 years a Class of Senators comes up for re-election…there is a direct link to what a class is and when the next election will occur http://www.senate.gov/reference/glossary_term/class.htm
- Federal Senate & Classes Article 1 Sect. 3 of the United States Constitution (theinformedvoterinfo.wordpress.com)