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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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These results largely confirm the findings of Besley and Case (1995, 2003) and others that term limits have a significant effect on governors' behavior.
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.
Executive term limits are precommitments through which the polity restricts its ability to retain a popular executive down the road.
Removing presidential term limits while preserving the powers of executive presidency is incompatible with democracy.
Michael Bloomberg, New York's mayor, has convinced the city council to let him run for a third term, despite term limits that should make him ineligible.
No JURISDICTION IN AMERICA embraced legislative term limits more ardently than Florida, where in 1992 a record 77 percent of voters agreed to a constitutional amendment that throws the bums out of the statehouse after eight years.
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. Lauder has offered to back Bloomberg for a third term in exchange for a seat on a committee that could put the two-term limit back on the ballot in 2010.
Legislating without experience; case studies in state legislative term limits.
"LGC provisions on the power of recall provided another way for local officials to immediately return to power after reaching the term limits provided in the Constitution," she said.
When news broke of a petition drive in Elk Grove Village aimed at putting the question of term limits on the March 2020 primary election ballot, we reiterated our opposition to limiting the service of local leaders.
Days after being announced as the President's choice for House Speaker, the Taguig City-Pateros representative bared plans to push for either an extension or removal of term limits when he assumes the highest post in the House of Representatives.