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Article 1, Section 2, Clause 2

No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

1.William Blackstone, Commentaries 1:169--70, 1765
2.Records of the Federal Convention
3.Debate in Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 17 Jan. 1788
4.A Republican Federalist, no. 6, 2 Feb. 1788
5.Wilson Nicholas, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 4 June 1788
6.James Madison, House of Representatives, 22 May 1789
7.James Wilson, The Legislative Department, Lectures on Law, 1791
8.House of Representatives, Maryland Contested Election, 12, 16 Nov. 1807
9.Thomas Jefferson to Joseph C. Cabell, 31 Jan. 1814
10.Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution 2:§§ 612--28, 1833
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