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Frequently Asked Questions

How many members are in the Missouri House of Representatives?

There are 163 districts in the House of Representatives.
What are the length of terms for the Missouri House of Representatives?
House members serve for two-year terms.
What are the qualifications to run for state representative in Missouri?
To be eligible to run for the office of state representative, a candidate must be at least 24 years old, a qualified voter of the state for two years and a qualified voter of the district he or she would represent for one year.
How many terms can a person serve in the Missouri House of Representatives?
Under a constitutional amendment adopted by the voters in 1992, a person can serve no more than 8 years in the House and 8 years in the Missouri Senate. The limit applies to any member elected after 1992.
What is the current salary of state representatives?
Members of the House of Representatives receive an annual salary of $35,915.

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