By the Numbers: The U.S. Constitution
In honor of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, so declared to mark the Sept. 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution, here are some important numbers from the Constitution.
Minimum number of representatives any state can have.
The number of senators from each state.
The minimum number of presidential electors from any state.
The term of office in years for a senator.
Number of years a representative must have been a citizen.
The amendment that outlaws cruel and unusual punishment.
Number of years a senator must have been a citizen.
Number of states represented at the signing of the Constitution (Rhode Island did not send a delegate for the signing).
Number of years a candidate for president must have been a resident of the U.S.
Minimum age to be a U.S. representative.
Age of the youngest signer, Jonathon Dayton of New Jersey, who went on to become the third Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Total number of Constitutional Amendments.
Minimum age to be president.
Number of delegates who signed the Constitution.
Age of the oldest signer, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania.
Number of representatives in the House.
Total Electoral College vote.