Mini Poll: A Limit To Term Limits?


In general, do you support term limits for elected officials?


Yes:
 54%
No:
 46%

 


In particular, do you support term limits for members of Congress?


Yes:
 54%
Yes, but not for my own:
 1%
No:
 45%

 


In particular, do you support term limits for members of the Missouri or Illinois legislatures?


Yes:
 55%
Yes, for one of them but not the other:
 1%
No:
 44%

 


Has your opinion about term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly changed since state voters first approved them in 1992?


Yes:
 30%
No:
 70%

 


As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly has the state legislature become more diverse or less diverse?


More diverse:
 22%
Less diverse:
 20%
Stayed about the same:
 59%

 


As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly has the state legislature become more efficient or less efficient?


More efficient:
 10%
Less efficient:
 53%
Stayed about the same:
 38%

 


As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly have legislative staffs become more powerful or less powerful?


More powerful:
 33%
Less powerful:
 11%
Stayed about the same:
 20%
I have no way of knowing:
 36%

 


As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly do lobbyists in Jefferson City exert more influence or less influence on the legislative process?


More influence:
 45%
Less influence:
 11%
Stayed about the same:
 19%
I have no way of knowing:
 25%

 


Would you most likely support a proposal to change Missouri's legislative term limits to allow members to serve a total of 16 years in the General Assembly, instead of the current cap of 8 in each body?


Support:
 56%
Oppose:
 44%

 


Would you most likely support or oppose a plan to make the statewide offices of Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and State Auditor the same term limits as currently affect the Governor and State Treasurer?


Support:
 63%
Oppose:
 17%
Go the other way around and exempt the Governor and State Treasurer from term limits:
 20%

 


Would you most likely support or oppose allowing a term-limited Missouri Governor to run for the office again after at least four years out of office?


Support:
 71%
Oppose:
 29%

 


Would you most likely support or oppose term limits of 10 years for appellate court judges in Missouri?


Support:
 57%
Oppose:
 43%

 


Would you most likely support or oppose term limits for members of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, St. Louis County Council, or other local legislative bodies?


Support:
 56%
Support them for local legislative bodies other than my own:
 1%
Oppose:
 43%

 


Would you most likely support or oppose the repeal of the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution?


Support:
 17%
Oppose:
 45%
Which one is that?:
 38%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.