Will limiting the terms of senators and representatives change the political agenda.
“Measuring ‘Term Limitedness’", by Marjorie Scarborough Thompson in U.S. Multi- State Research is about estimating the effect of the length of service permitted on the term limits. Scarborough followed turnover in the house seat in the 1980s to 1990s to observe the effect and her findings yielded some pros and cons of term limits and legislation Scarborough uses this article to establish a pre-term limit baseline using empirical and analytical data. In her studies she found that term limits had fewer effects on some states and more dramatic effects and others.
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This scholarly article intended to inform the readers of facts of repeated cycles of terms.
In “Limit All Terms to One Year”, Thomas Sowell he explains in his article about limiting terms to one term because he believes a disproportionate amount devotes time to getting reelected rather than serving the people. Sowell believes the weakness is in campaign contributions and seeking re election because money has the potential to corruption. Sowell believes the heart of much government corruption is on thing, re-election. It takes big bucks to run a political campaign and all that most politicians have to sell is the power of government that they control.
The article was published January 30, 2006, is relevant because the current public outcry for change in the 2016 election. Human Events Publishing Inc., magazine has been in publication since 1944. This a commentary article written by Dr. Sowell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
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As a reader and constituent, I found this magazine article quite valuable. This is a commentary article intended to inform the reader of problems with limitless terms.
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The peer-reviewed article is intended to inform the reader that unlimited terms promote potential corruption.
In “How Lawmakers Could Establish Term Limits”, DeSantis has told how lawmakers could establish term limits. The article is about amending the constitution to limit house members to three terms and U.S. Senators to two terms. DeSantis introduced a joint resolution but to date only has a handful of house members are on board. Under this approach term limits would be gradually implemented on the federal level as member of Congress retire and or are defeated for reelection. Succeeding members would be term limited, which would satisfy the public’s overwhelming desire to limit terms and self interest of individual
The article was published May 4, 2015, which makes it current. Tells how lawmakers could establish term limits. The article was published by the Daily Signal a multi media news organization of the Heritage Foundation. The Republican representative for Florida 6th district wrote this article.