Congressional Qualifications Clause
Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House may provide.
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.
- Constitution of Massachusetts
- Constitution of Maryland
- Additional Articles of Amendments
- Tucker Amendments
- Charles Pinckney in the United States Senate
- Alexander Hamilton's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates
- The Federalist No. 53
- James Wilsons' Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention