No issue inspires more political energy in Florida than does term limits. At any given moment there are always campaigns underway to apply term limits to more offices or, in the case of cynical politicians, to undo or evade voter-approved laws. U.S. Term Limits tracked this activity for 2017 and prepared a summary.
The best way to measure the effectiveness of term limits is seeing how often politicians grumble about it. If they’re complaining a lot, then you’ve likely got a great term limit in place.
Why does State Rep. James Grant (R-Tampa) believe he’s above the law?
Welcome to the dawn of the citizen legislator.
Nick Tomboulides, the executive director of U.S. Term Limits, offered the following response to an open letter to him from U.S. Senate hopeful Todd Wilcox about a term limits pledge:
I don’t know U.S. Senate candidate Todd Wilcox, but he seems to be a patriot and man of integrity. My issue with Wilcox is not a personal one, but rather about his policy stance on term limits for members of Congress.