# How many senators are elected every two years?

Senators serve terms of six years each; the terms are staggered so that approximately one-third of the seats are up for election every two years (roughly 33 or 34 senators every two years).
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 The Senate is elected every 6 years and the Senate is divided into classes so a third is up for election at any one time. Only the House has a 2 year term. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_senators_are_el...
 Senators serve terms of six years each; the terms are staggered so http://www.chacha.com/question/how-much-of-the-sen...
 Article 1, section 3 of the Constitution allows for 1/3 of the members of the Senate to be up for election every two years. This ensures that only 1/3 of the Senate will be composed http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200909...
 Senators have a term of 6 years, so every 2 years about 1/3 of all senators are up for re-election. http://www.kgbanswers.com/how-are-chairmen-of-cong...