Vermont Ready for Four Years
Vermont voters are ready to give governors and other statewide officials four-year terms, according to a poll conducted by the Snelling Center for Government. Vermont ...
Vermont voters are ready to give governors and other statewide officials four-year terms, according to a poll conducted by the Snelling Center for Government. Vermont and New Hampshire represent the last remnants of the once-common two-year term tradition.
The scientific surveys showed support for longer terms for governor and the other statewide offices, such as attorney general or secretary of state, to increase from 53 percent in 2006 to 59 percent last year.
Ah, but our poor friends in the legislature. Vermont voters aren't talking about term limits, but they are dubious about extending the current two-year terms of legislators.
Scientific polling had Vermonters split on four-year terms for senators - 49.5 percent for and 46.8 percent against. There was a stronger reaction for the House side: 44 percent for and 53 percent against.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Undocumented Immigrants Can't Be Denied Bail, Rules Missouri Supreme Court16 hours ago
Interstate Health Care, Part of GOP's Replacement Plan, Has Failed to Attract Insurers' Interest17 hours ago
Child Care Subsidies Are Dwindling, for and by the States17 hours ago
What Oakland Can Learn From Rhode Island's Response to Deadly 2003 Fire18 hours ago
30 Road Projects Halted in Montana Due to Budget Shortfall18 hours ago
South Carolina Makes History With 4 Women in State Senate19 hours ago