Mini Poll Results

Is There a Reason to Limit Experience?

In general, do you support term limits for elected officials?
  • 75%
    Yes
  • 25%
    No
In particular, do you support term limits for members of Congress?
  • 78%
    Yes
  • 22%
    No
In particular, do you support term limits for members of the Missouri or Illinois legislatures?
  • 77%
    Yes
  • 23%
    No
Has your opinion about term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly changed since state voters first approved them in 1992?
  • 19%
    Yes
  • 81%
    No
As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly has the state legislature become more efficient or less efficient?
  • 45%
    More efficient
  • 27%
    Less efficient
  • 27%
    Stayed about the same
As a result of term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly have legislative staffs become more powerful or less powerful?
  • 19%
    More powerful
  • 30%
    Less powerful
  • 17%
    Stayed about the same
  • 34%
    I have no way of knowing
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?
  • 42%
    More influence
  • 25%
    Less influence
  • 11%
    Stayed about the same
  • 22%
    I have no way of knowing
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?
  • 30%
    Support
  • 70%
    Oppose
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 have the same term limits as currently affect the Governor and State Treasurer?
  • 76%
    Support
  • 11%
    Oppose
  • 12%
    Go the other way around and exempt the Governor and State Treasurer from term limits
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?
  • 43%
    Support
  • 57%
    Oppose
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?
  • 75%
    Support
  • 1%
    Support them for local legislative bodies other than my own
  • 24%
    Oppose
Would you most likely support or oppose the repeal of the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution?
  • 15%
    Support
  • 64%
    Oppose
  • 21%
    Which one is that?