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Support for SQ 744 and Term Limits Hefty

Support for SQ 744 and Term Limits Hefty

Tulsa World

By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer

Published: 1/26/2010 2:20 AM
Last Modified: 1/26/2010 4:19 AM

Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly support a proposed state constitutional amendment that would extend term limits to all statewide offices, the latest Oklahoma Poll found.

More than three-fourths of the 621 likely voters surveyed said they favor the proposed amendment, which is expected to appear on a statewide ballot this year.

Only 17 percent opposed the idea.

The proposition, State Question 747, would limit lieutenant governors, attorneys general, state auditors, labor commissioners, insurance commissioners and superintendents of public instruction to two four-year terms. Corporation commissioners, who serve six-year terms, would also be limited to two terms.

Governors are already limited to two consecutive terms, but the proposed amendment eliminates language allowing additional non-consecutive terms... FULL ARTICLE

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