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In [[BC2010#February|February 2010]] Former Michigan Govs. James Blanchard and John Engler spoke out against the 1992 voter-approved term limit measure.<ref>[http://www.detnews.com/article/20100225/POLITICS02/2250479/Blanchard--Engler-agree-term-limits-were-bad-idea#ixzz0gfolDco1 ''The Detroit News'',"Blanchard, Engler agree term limits were bad idea," February 25, 2010]</ref>
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In [[BC2010#February|February 2010]] Former Michigan Govs. James Blanchard and John Engler spoke out against the 1992 voter-approved term limit measure. Engler, who initially supported the amendment, said term limits had been "disatrous" and added,"I wish it was undone." Blanchard reiterated Engler's point, he said lawmakers "are not in Lansing long enough to build up relationships of trust."<ref>[http://www.detnews.com/article/20100225/POLITICS02/2250479/Blanchard--Engler-agree-term-limits-were-bad-idea#ixzz0gfolDco1 ''The Detroit News'',"Blanchard, Engler agree term limits were bad idea," February 25, 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.detnews.com/article/20100226/POLITICS02/2260368/1409/metro/Ex-govs-blast-term-limits--constitutional-convention ''The Detroit News'',"Ex-govs blast term limits, constitutional convention," February 26, 2010]</ref>
  
 
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==See also==

Revision as of 14:59, 26 February 2010

Michigan Constitution
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A Michigan State Office Amendment, Proposal B was on the November 1992 ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved.
  • Yes: 2,295,904 (58.7%)Approveda
  • No: 1,613,404 (41.3%)

Proposal B restricted the number of times a person can be elected to congressional, state executive and state legislative offices.

Aftermath

In February 2010 Former Michigan Govs. James Blanchard and John Engler spoke out against the 1992 voter-approved term limit measure. Engler, who initially supported the amendment, said term limits had been "disatrous" and added,"I wish it was undone." Blanchard reiterated Engler's point, he said lawmakers "are not in Lansing long enough to build up relationships of trust."[1][2]

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References

  1. The Detroit News,"Blanchard, Engler agree term limits were bad idea," February 25, 2010
  2. The Detroit News,"Ex-govs blast term limits, constitutional convention," February 26, 2010