Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99 for 4 weeks.


Rushern Baker
Elected officials, citizens mull term-limit extension
Elected officials, citizens mull term-limit extension

As the Nov. 4 general election approaches, Prince George's voters have more to decide than just which politicians to elect. They'll also be deciding how long those politicians might get to stay in office. Term limits in the county are again on the ballot this fall, the last in a series of 10 mostly non-controversial charter referenda. It's the third time in recent years that the issue has been put to a vote: term limits were first imposed in 1992 following a successful citizen-led effort and in 2000, the County Council placed a measure on the ballot to roll back term limits, an effort that was roundly rejected by voters. This time around, the proposed charter amendment...