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Missouri U.S. Congressional Term Limits, Amendment 13 (1992)

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The Missouri U.S. Congressional Term Limits Amendment, also known as Amendment 13, was on the November 3, 1992 ballot in Missouri as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure amended the Constitution to prohibit US Senators from serving more than two terms and US Representatives from serving more than four terms.[1][2]

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Missouri Amendment 13 (1992)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,590,552 74.02%
No558,29925.98%

Election results via: University of Missouri Institute for Public Policy

Text of measure

The question on the ballot appeared as:[2]

Shall Article III of the Constitution of Missouri be amended by adding a new section 45(a) that would prohibit Missouri's United States senators from serving more than two terms and Missouri's United State representatives from serving more than four terms and to apply to those terms of office which begin on or after this section becomes effective, with this section taking effect only after one-half of the states enact term limits for their members of Congress; and further, should this section be found invalid the people of Missouri would intend their federal elected officials to voluntarily comply with its provisions? There would be no direct cost or administrative impact to state or local governments. [3]

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