Members of Congress and holders of Federal offices are ineligible as electors.
The governor is elected for a term of four years but is ineligible for the next succeeding term.
It was not till 1873 that an act was passed making members of the local legislatures ineligible for seats in the House of Commons.
He was legally ineligible for the consulship, having held none of the lower offices of state and being under age.
The governor's regular term in office is four years, and he is ineligible for a third term.
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