Term limits
Kenyan President William Ruto urged lawmakers not to remove presidential terms limits from the country’s constitution, dismissing comments by a legislator that there should be no such limits on a capable leader.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Republican legislative majority leaders on Wednesday predicted a possible narrow defeat by voters on a measure to impose term limits on lawmakers and the governor.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota voters in November will decide whether to impose term limits on the governor and state lawmakers.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha can remain in his job and did not violate a constitutional provision limiting him to eight years in office.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday that a measure should be placed on the November ballot asking whether voters want term limits on the governor and state legislators.
Thailand has entered a phase of political uncertainty, with its prime minister suspended and his deputy taking over in his stead pending a ruling from a top court on whether the premier has reached his constitutional term limit.
Thailand’s government has held its first official meetings under an acting prime minister, after a court ordered the suspension of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha while it considered if he violated the position’s term limits.
Protesters in Thailand have called for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down, saying he has exceeded his constitutional term limit.
About 2 in 3 Americans say they favor term limits or a mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court justices.
HONOLULU (AP) — A panel created by the state House of Representatives to recommend reforms after two former lawmakers admitted taking bribes discussed proposals to establish term limits for legislators at a meeting Wednesday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters in November will decide whether to revise some of the country’s strictest legislative term limits and require state elected officials to report information about their finances to avoid conflicts of interest.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The GOP-led Missouri Legislature on Tuesday renewed a call for a national convention to add congressional term limits to the U.S.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A group gathering signatures to change Michigan’s term limits law on Monday urged the Legislature to directly put the initiative on the ballot, saying it would give voters more time to assess the proposal.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A petition drive led by an ultraconservative group looking to place term limits on North Dakota lawmakers is riddled with violations and the proposal will not be placed on the November ballot, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a resolution Wednesday that would let voters decide whether to limit most of the state’s constitutional officers to three consecutive terms in office starting in 2025.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A bipartisan coalition of business, labor and political leaders on Tuesday announced a ballot drive to amend Michigan’s legislative term limits, shortening them to 12 years from 14 but letting lawmakers serve the entire time in one chamber.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin legislators approved calling a convention of the states Thursday to amend the U.S. Constitution with congressional term limits.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin would become the fifth state to call for a convention of the states to amend the U.S.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Mike Groene denied accusations Friday that he took inappropriate photos of a female legislative aide without her knowledge, but he said he was going to resign next week to avoid putting his family through a public ordeal.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska senator asked his colleagues Wednesday to help develop a museum to honor former Sen.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A change to the state constitution that would place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska inched closer Thursday to joining other states in a call for a special convention to make changes to the U.S. Constitution.
Gov. Kathy Hochul wants New York to impose term limits on her office and other statewide elected officials and ban them from earning an outside income.
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey got a turn in the spotlight among some of the Republican Party’s top elected officials, donors and strategists this week as he oversaw the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Phoenix.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court wasn’t swayed Wednesday by a challenge to a Michigan law that restricts how long people can serve in the Legislature.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping emerges from a party conclave this week not only more firmly ensconced in power than ever, but also with a stronger ideological and theoretical grasp on the ruling Communist Party’s past, present and future.
A commission tasked with studying potential changes to the Supreme Court is releasing a first look at its review.
GENEVA (AP) — After having just four presidents in its first 97 years, the International Ski Federation voted for leadership term limits on Friday and adding more women to the ruling committee.
Many hoped that Guinea’s landmark 2010 election would finally give the West African country a democratic leader after decades of corrupt dictatorship.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed rumblings he will run for vice president in what critics say is an attempted end-run around the constitution.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A change to the state constitution that would place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote.