Tag Archive | "term limits"

Term limit extension: Commissioners 1, Democracy 0?

Thursday, November 18, 2010

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Let me see if I understand this: The County Commissioners, having been caught with their hands in the term limit cookie jar, are trying to make everything all right by nullifying the results of the vote extending those limits. Only in Colorado Springs!!! I think I share with my fellow residents a certain limited understanding […]

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Commissioners to backtrack on term-limit issue?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


It looks as if County Commissioner Amy Lathen is having second thoughts about commissioner term limits. She was part of the 4-1 commission majority to refer to voters on Nov. 2 a controversial measure about extending commissioner term limits from two to three. An e-mail yesterday from the ubiquitous Jeff Crank of Americans for Prosperity […]

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Petition urges commissioners to revisit term limits extension

Monday, November 15, 2010

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The indefatigable Rick Wehner, who is one of many disgruntled citizens unhappy about the apparently deceptive wording of the Nov. 2 ballot measure which loosened term limits for county elected officials, has decided to do something about it. Wehner is circulating an online petition asking that the measure  “…which was originally worded in an obtuse manner, […]

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