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Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

California Ballot Measure - Proposition 93

Election: Primary Feb. 5, 2008 (Primary)
Outcome: Failed

Campaign Finance and Elections
Legislative Branch


Reduces the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years. Allows a person to serve a total of 12 years either in the Assembly, the Senate, or a combination of both. Provides a transition period to allow current members to serve a total of 12 consecutive years in the house in which they are currently serving, regardless of any prior service in another house. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would have no direct fiscal effect on state or local governments.

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