As tyrants come up against the presidential term-limits included in many multi-party constitutions, a significant number are refusing to relinquish power. Instead, a good number of leaders have sought to secure a third term.
Term Limits articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section is concerned with term limits, legal restrictions that limit the number of terms an officeholder may serve in a particular elected office. Also see our section on American Democracy or our articles on nepotism and corruption in the United States.
The City Council reportedly overrode mayor’s veto of a referendum for a new two-term cap
In comparing African countries, those with term limits for the position of the Chief Executive are more likely to have democratic advancements or to be more democratic than those in which there are no term limits.
House Joint Resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress
Life expectancies are almost double now what they were when the Constitution was written
One way politicians could drain the swamp is by paving the way for term limits for Congress
Republican Candidate in Georgia lends support to Constitutional Amendment for Term Limits
To restore constitutional balance, we must bring the career politicians home and replace them with patriots
It’s time to decide how we feel about Congressional term limits and to take action accordingly
Not far from the nation’s capital, a local vote could move the entire country towards term limits