term limits

A group that supports maintaining current term limits in Ohio is airing radio spots warning against an impending vote by state lawmakers to extend term limits - only no such vote is imminent.

Backers of a state legislative term limits proposal may begin collecting petition signatures to get their measure onto the ballot.

A ballot effort to cap at 12 years the combination of time a person could serve in the Ohio Legislature has cleared an initial hurdle. 


A group has submitted petition signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office to start the effort to allow voters to decide the fate of a proposal putting stronger term limits in the state’s constitution.


Two proposals to extend term limits for state offices are expected to take the next steps towards the ballot next year. 


Opponents are fighting a proposal extending term limits for state lawmakers from eight to 10 years.

Ohioans may be asked to vote on a measure to extend term limits of state lawmakers. 

State Lawmakers are considering a measure that would again ask voters to approve expanding term limits.

For months the Constitutional Modernization Commission, an appointed panel of lawmakers, former public officials and well-connected experts, has been meeting to talk about what should be changed in the state's founding document.

A new University of Akron poll asked registered voters about three major issues.

Mandel promises to limit term

Sep 25, 2012

Republican Josh Mandel says he would limit himself to two terms in office if elected as a U.S. Senator.