Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States (1824)
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Of the Chamber of the Senators.
ART. 25. The senate shall be composed of two senators from each
state, elected by an absolute majority of the legislature of each state, one
half of their number to be renewed every two years.
ART. 26. The senators elected in the second place shall cease
to hold their places at the end of the two first years, and afterwards the most
ART. 27. When there occurs a vacancy in the senate on account
of death, resignation, or other cause, such vacancy shall be filled by the legislature
of the respective state, if such legislature be in session, and if not, as soon
as it may be in session.
ART. 28. In order to be senator the same qualities are required,
which are prescribed in the preceding section for deputy, and moreover to be
thirty years at the time of the election.
ART. 29. Those who cannot be deputies cannot be senators.
ART. 30. Article 22 shall likewise govern the election of senators.
ART. 31. When the same individual is elected senator and deputy,
he shall prefer the election prior in point of time.
ART. 32. The periodical election of senators shall take place
in all the states on the same day, which shall be the 1st of September next,
to the renewal of one-half of the senate.
ART. 33. When the election of senators concludes, the different
legislatures shall forward a certificate of the same, through their presidents
to the council of government, in the usual form of acts of election, and make
known to the persons elected their appointment by another instrument which shall
serve as a credential of their election. The president of the council of government
shall dispose of these certificates of election in the manner prescribed in
the 18th article.
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