My wife has been on a four year campaign to get me to run for office. Several problems, though: 1. What does a state senator do? .......... - B
Well, in the great white north, elected officials (senators are appointed for life in exchange for favors rendered, only MPs actually have to campaign) are very focused on the single most important task in modern politics. Staying in office for 7 yrs so they can collect a fat pension for the rest of their lives regardless of age when they leave office! 2 terms is all you need to get that fat clothing allowance.