U.S. Constitution

Article I
Section 4

U.S. Constitution- Legislative Department

Article I. The Congress

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Section 4. Elections

Clause 1. Congressional Power to Regulate

The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.

Clause 2. Time of Assembling

The Congress shall assemble at least once in every Year, and such Meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by Law appoint a different Day.

[Note: Revised by section 2 of the Twentieth Amendment.]

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