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Poll: NYers Want Term Limits Restored

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Bloomberg Being Sworn In For Third Term As New York City Mayor (Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Being Sworn In For Third Term As New York City Mayor (Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBS 2 / WCBS 880) – According to a new poll, most New Yorkers want to restore the two-term limit for city officials.

LISTEN: WCBS 880′s Deborah Rodriguez with the NY Times’ Marjorie Connolly

Mayor Bloomberg overturned results of two voter referendums when he asked the City Council to re-write the term limits law in 2008.

That paved the way for his re-election.

The survey, however, found 73-percent of New Yorkers questioned said they want the measure brought back, and they’ll get their chance to do it in the Fall.

A commission whose members were appointed by the mayor voted to put the issue of term limits on the November second ballot.

LINK: Read Marjorie Connolly’s Coverage in the New York Times

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