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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Md. leaders: Term limits a ‘hardly surprising’ protest

WASHINGTON — Voters in Montgomery County, Maryland, want a change in leadership. By approving term limits on County Council members Tuesday, residents decided this will be the last go-round for four senior council members.

Voters on Tuesday passed Question B with 69 percent of the vote, thus limiting the time the county executive and County Council members can remain in office to three consecutive terms.

“If you combine raising taxes, and the anger and energy that exists, as was made evident in this election, it’s hardly surprising that a protest would take place in this form,” said Council Vice President Roger Berliner (D-District 1).

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congress needs terms limits, real bad.