Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Term limits

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that term limits are within the realm of the Constitution.

As things stand, only county officials are term-limited, but since Knox County also has a term limit on the books, the ruling could apply to Knox County officials as well. The whole mess has caused a huge stink because people who would be term-limited assumed that they were not, and ran for re-election. Since there is a local primary coming up in a little over a month, the question has arisen as to who, if anyone, should be removed from the ballot.

The ruling could disqualify twelve Knox County Commissioners:


At Thursday, March 30, 2006 8:26:00 AM, Blogger TheRep said...

Will you run?

At Thursday, March 30, 2006 8:30:00 AM, Blogger Dave Oatney said...

Assuming that I meet the Constitutional requirements for the office I would be running for, I would be glad to run if people asked and showed me there was enough support for it.


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