term limit

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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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Many commentators suggest that if the law is approved by the Guardians, it could have an impact on the 2021 presidential elections, from which President Rohani will be term-limited out.
And what about the talented representative that was term-limited out of office?
(11) The earliest a school board member would be term-limited under this proposal would be 2026.
I've lived in states with term limits: When politicians are term-limited out, they simply seek another office.
Their topics include whether there is a new breed of term-limited legislator, elections when open seats are not a surprise, floor vote consulting, influence among legislators, and executive-legislative relationships in Michigan.
Currently, an average of 57 percent of congressmen from the 15 term-limited states have state legislative experience, compared to only 48 percent from the other 35 states.
They test for differences in state tax and spending policies between states and years having term-limited governors and states and years with governors not facing term limits.
Hamilton was particularly concerned with the potential for a term-limited leader to manipulate his power to remain in office.
White was term-limited out of office after three two-year terms as Mayor of Houston.
But after the initial crop of new legislators was term-limited out, guess what happened?
Oregon's Supreme Court struck the limits in 2002 after some term-limited lawmakers challenged the restrictions on the grounds that voters had been asked to amend the Constitution multiple times through a single vote - limiting the terms of lawmakers while also restricting how long the state's members of Congress and statewide officeholders could serve.
"By inhibiting the experience levels of members, their leaders and committee chairs, term-limited legislatures have lost a key element of organizational capacity.