In recent polling, 80% of Texans favor term limits for our elected officials.
How do the GOP Candidates feel about Term Limits?
During his campaign for U.S. Senate, Dewhurst called for limiting Senators to 12 years in office and preventing elected officials from lobbying immediately after they leave office.
Pledged to serve only 12 years if elected to U.S. Senate
Authored policy plan “Beyond Term Limits” https://votesmart.org/public-statement/716358/david-dewhurst-announces-new-policy-plan-for-congressional-reform-beyond-term-limits#.U3ui_igx-5Q
Recent quote, “If elected, this will be my last term in office. I support instituting term limits so long as they are applicable to all offices.” http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03/25/5679712/2014-primary-runoff-voters-guide.html
Voted Yea for SJR 13 – Establishes Term Limits for Certain Statewide Elected Officials https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43121#.U3uuYCgx-5Q
Authored SJR 42, proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of the legislature; limiting a person to eight regular sessions, in whole or in part, of the legislature.
In a YouTube online town hall, Dan Patrick addresses the question, “Do you support term limits?” He answers, “You bet.” He commits to serve only two terms if elected Lieutenant Governor. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZbp666KPvc
Voted Yea on SJR 13 – Establishes Term Limits for Certain Statewide Elected Officials https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44231#.U3uuICgx-5Q
Voted Yea on SJR 13 – Establishes Term Limits for Certain Statewide Elected Officials https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43121#.U3uuYCgx-5Q
I will not use this office as a stepping-stone to another position, and, if elected, will serve no more than two terms.
No, the length of your terms in office is determined at the ballot box. http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03/25/5679712/2014-primary-runoff-voters-guide.html
Patricia “Pat” Hardy
“I trust the electorate to decide the number of terms that I serve.” http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03/25/5679712/2014-primary-runoff-voters-guide.html
Yes – I plan to only serve two terms and I believe in term limits. http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03/25/5679712/2014-primary-runoff-voters-guide.html
Co-sponsored SJR 13; Established term limits for certain statewide elected officials; voted Yea https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43121#.U3uvRygx-5Q
“Term limits for all elected offices in Texas” http://www.myrockwallnews.com/2014/0214/government/voters-guide-bob-hall-for-texas-state-senate-district-2
“I do believe there should be term limits.”