Because if an elected official has no re-election to worry about, (s)he can spend her whole term fully engaged in the exercise of serving the people, and then move on, either to pursue other elected offices, or to return to private life and pursuits.
IMAGINE NEVER HAVING TO THROW THE BUMS OUT.
IMAGINE NO RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGNS DIVIDING THE ATTENTION OF YOUR ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES.
IMAGINE THE SINGLE ADEQUATE TERM LIMIT.
IMAGINE YOURSELF, MAKING IT HAPPEN. SIGN TODAY. SHARE TODAY.
The term of the Presidency of the United States shall be extended to 6 years, from 4 years, and limited to ONE SINGLE ADEQUATE TERM.
The term of a US Representative should be extended to 4 years, from 2 years, and limited to ONE SINGLE ADEQUATE TERM.
The term of a US Senator shall be extended to 8 years, and be limited to ONE SINGLE ADEQUATE TERM.
Similar systems of SINGLE ADEQUATE TERMS should be pursued for State, County, and local elected offices.
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