Term Limits for Congress & Senate

Limiting terms for members of Congress and Senate to a maximum of 12 years offers many benefits. Supporters of term limits believe that it will cut down on the level of collusion and corruption by having an ongoing flow of newly elected officials representing the people. New people will naturally have new ideas…that’s why they are running for office in the first place.

A 12 year max term would put the focus on the elected to be effective and make a positive impact during their time in office instead of focusing on re-election for a lifetime. I would also propose that once a representative has termed out, no member of the same family can be in that seat for at least 6 years, which will help deter a “family dynasty” situation.