Each Senator, at the time of his election, shall be not less than 25 years of age, shall be a qualified voter of the State, and shall have resided in the State as a citizen for two years and in the district for which he is chosen for one year immediately preceding his election.
History Note. - The provisions of this section are similar to those of Art. II, § 7, Const. 1868.
Applied in Stanley v. Retirement & Health Benefits Div., 66 N.C. App. 122, 310 S.E.2d 637 (1984).
Cited in Royal v. State, 153 N.C. App. 495, 570 S.E.2d 738 (2002).