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Reflections on term limits
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Last week, I covered six constitutional amendments that expanded the American electorate and our power to vote. This week, comes the saga of the Twenty-Second Amendment, which took away our right to elect a person to the office of president for more than two full terms. The Twenty-Second Amendment (proposed March 21, 1947, adopted Feb. 27, 1951) states, “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of President more than once.