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term limit

n. often term limits
A provision, as in a state constitution or city charter, that restricts the number of terms an elected or appointed official may serve.
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As Figure 4 clearly shows, term limits would further reduce the Democratic party's advantage in Congress, since Democrats are represented in greater number in the more advanced terms.
The decision by President Xi Jinping to end term limits for himself returns China to strongman rule, a style of government that many hoped had died with Mao Zedong in 1976.
In a letter to the editor in the August 7, 2017 issue entitled "Talking Term Limits," William Baker advocated term limits as the solution to America's problems.
What would it mean if term limits were imposed on the state's appellate courts?
29, the Massachusetts House voted on rules, including the elimination of term limits for the House Speaker.
Eighteen states have enacted term limits on their legislators; tellingly, all but two of the laws came about via ballot initiatives.
Term limits in California have failed to lower the number of "professional legislators" and bring in more "citizen legislators," according to a new study by the Center for Governmental Studies.
During the industry debate over board member term limits, regulators have focused on the board's responsibilities, financial literacy, qualifications and, in almost every regulatory letter, made it clear that the board is responsible for more and more of the credit union's day-to-day operations.
Taking a page out of the Hutchison handbook, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White called for gubernatorial term limits today.
Some Republicans are having buyer's remorse about term limits for Term the Missouri General Assembly.
Never underestimate the caprices of the superrich, for Hizzoner's cynicism is exceeded by that of Ronald Lauder, the cosmetics scion who sank $4 million of his own fortune into the successful 1993 and 1996 ballot initiatives in favor of city term limits.
CALIFORNIA Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez claims there's a firewall between him and the corporate and union lobbyists who have kicked in nearly $2 million to his kitty to melt down term limits.