It is not uncommon for elected representatives to spend decades in Montgomery in either or both houses. Currently, there are no term limits for those serving in the Alabama legislature. The lack of term limits contributes to a narrow-minded view of government and its role and makes the on-ramps toward corruption less steep. Because of these challenges and no lack of qualified individuals in our state who might seek elected office, the legislature should establish term limits.
Today, there are fourteen states that have established term limits.