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:''Shall the Nebraska Constitution be amended to: (1) Set limits of two consecutive terms in office for Nebraska Legislators, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Attorney General, public service commissioners, State Board of Education members, and University of Nebraska Board of Regents members; (2) Limit the number of consecutive terms in office for certain local officials; and (3) prohibit persons who have served three consecutive terms as a representative in congress or two consecutive terms in the U.S. Senate from being listed on any official ballot for reelection?  Terms currently being served would not be counted.''<ref>[http://nlc1.nlc.state.ne.us/epubs/s1200/s001-1994prim_gen.pdf Official Report of Nebraska Board of State Canvassers, General Election, November 8, 1994]</ref>
 
:''Shall the Nebraska Constitution be amended to: (1) Set limits of two consecutive terms in office for Nebraska Legislators, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Attorney General, public service commissioners, State Board of Education members, and University of Nebraska Board of Regents members; (2) Limit the number of consecutive terms in office for certain local officials; and (3) prohibit persons who have served three consecutive terms as a representative in congress or two consecutive terms in the U.S. Senate from being listed on any official ballot for reelection?  Terms currently being served would not be counted.''<ref>[http://nlc1.nlc.state.ne.us/epubs/s1200/s001-1994prim_gen.pdf Official Report of Nebraska Board of State Canvassers, General Election, November 8, 1994]</ref>
  

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Term Limits
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The Nebraska Term Limits Amendment, also known as Initiative Measure 408, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 8, 1994 election ballot in Nebraska, where it was approved.

Aftermath

In 1996, the Nebraska Supreme Court, in Duggan v. Beerman case, invalidated the initiative.[1]

Election results

Initiative Measure 408 (Term Limits)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 359,774 60.6%
No171,89429.0%

Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.260)

Text of measure

Shall the Nebraska Constitution be amended to: (1) Set limits of two consecutive terms in office for Nebraska Legislators, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Attorney General, public service commissioners, State Board of Education members, and University of Nebraska Board of Regents members; (2) Limit the number of consecutive terms in office for certain local officials; and (3) prohibit persons who have served three consecutive terms as a representative in congress or two consecutive terms in the U.S. Senate from being listed on any official ballot for reelection? Terms currently being served would not be counted.[2]

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