Topics Term length of second chamber

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

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The number of years that a representative in the second chamber of the legislature serves before reelection, reappointment, or dismissal is required.



Survey Questions

  • What is the maximum term length for members of the second chamber of the legislature?