Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sheri Smith for President -Part2

Sheri Smith is a woman that feels anyone and everyone can and should make a difference in our neighborhood, city, state, country, and world.

Sheri graduated from high school in southern Wisconsin. She joined the Navy and served her country proudly for over three years as a Spanish linguist. While in the Navy, she met her husband, Shae, and fell madly in love. They married and decided to have a child, which was the start of their now full home.

Her love for people and education spurred Sheri to make the decision to run for president. Her desire is to educate her children, family, community, state, country, and world on the foundations of government and the responsibility of every citizen and immigrant to be knowledgeable in these areas.

Sheri feels that people need to be more educated in the voting process and the basics of government. Through posts on this blog Sheri hopes to bring a light into the darkness of political ignorance blanketing our country. She has so much to learn herself, so she desires to take the country along with her on this long journey of increasing wisdom about the democracy we live in and the world governments around us.

The following are the requirements, according to the Constitution, to become a president of the United States:
  • One must be born in the U.S., or both parents must be citizens of the U.S. if born abroad.
  • One must be at least 35 years of age.
  • One must have lived in U.S. for at least 14 years. If these are to be consecutive years, has never been specified or challenged.
Below is the portion of the Constitution which lays out these requirements:

US Constitution, Article II, Section 1
No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.

 (update: obviously Sheri didn't win the 2012 election and wasn't even on the ballot - but there is always 2016   Watch out Hilary!)

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