Term limits

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (file/credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Markowitz Touts Prospective Successor As Brooklyn Borough President

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz gave a rousing endorsement to his anticipated successor Monday, as he prepared to wrap up his own tenure in office.


Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.


Westchester County Board of Legislators - File Photo

Westchester County Legislators Pass Term Limits Bill

The Westchester County Board of Legislators has passed a bill that would limit terms for county legislators and the county executive.


Mayor Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Voters Choose 2 Terms For Officials

The limit had long been two terms but was extended in 2008 when Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided he wanted to run again.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Bloomberg Backs Repeal Of Law He Championed

Two years ago, the mayor pushed the City Council to extend the limit to three terms so he could run for re-election. At the time, the mayor said the City needed him to get through the financial crisis.


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

Poll: NYers Want Term Limits Restored

According to a new poll, most New Yorkers want to restore the two-term limit for city officials.


NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Keeps Mum On Term Limit Debate

Mayor Bloomberg declared his opposition to term limits when he had the law changed in 2008, but now he’s hesitant to get back into the debate.


New York City voters will consider term limits on the ballot for the November 2 election. (AP photo)

NYC Voters To Consider Term Limits On Nov. Ballot

It’s now the public’s turn to decide whether elected officials should stay in office for two or three consecutive terms.