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Analysis: Term limits proposal could remove nearly one-third of legislators


July 18, 2017

EO Media Capital Bureau

Voter approval of a proposal to enact term limits for state lawmakers would wipe out nearly one-third of the Oregon Legislature membership, according to analysis by a lawyer for the state labor union director.

Lawyer Harry B. Wilson, who represents Matt Swanson, executive director of the Oregon chapter of the Service Employees International Union, submitted the analysis Monday, July 10, to weigh on Initiative Petition 19 for the “Maintain a Citizen Legislature Act.”

The proposal by former GOP gubernatorial nominee Bud Pierce would prohibit state legislators fr...

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