In 1992, Florida voters passed a Constitutional Amendment for term limits with over 76% of the vote. 55 out of 67 counties in Florida have term limits for their County Commissions, and a majority of major-cities in Florida have them for either Mayor, Commission or both.
Rasmussen and Gallup have both found that over 75% of Americans support term limits; public support continues to stay at an all-time high - SO WHY DON'T WE HAVE THEM FOR OUR CITY?
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens." - Thomas Jefferson
Term limits guarantee a regular rotation in office, which in turn brings us new voices and fresh ideas to the table and forbids the officeholder from turning his service into a career.
Asking politicians to term limit themselves is like asking a chicken to vote for Colonel Sanders.
But by using the citizen petition initiative, we have the chance to do what politicians won't already do for themselves: place the question on the ballot of whether our commissioners and mayors should have two four-year term limits.
Pd. Pol. Adv. Citizens for Good Government, 3160 NW 1st Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33064