What is the term limit for the Speaker of the House?
Perhaps the Speaker's term runs concurrent with his or her term as Member of the House of Representatives. That's pretty close. To be specific, a member of the House serves for two years per term, without restriction on the number of terms they may serve. This means, that as long as the Speaker continues to be voted Speaker of the House, and remains a member of the House, their term limit is their life.
The position of Speaker of the House of Representatives is outlined in Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution, which states, "The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; ..." All of the members of the House vote for the Speaker. While not required, the Speaker usually belongs to the political party that holds the majority in the house. The Constitution does not require that the Speaker be an…
President If both the president and vice-president are unable to complete the term, the Speaker of the House of Representatives becomes president. If the Speaker of the House cannot complete the term, the President pre tempore of the Senate becomes president, and the list of successors then goes to the Secretary of State and Cabinet members. speaker of house Nancy pelosi
Nancy Pelosi. On January 3rd, 2007, Rep. Pelosi became the first woman to rise to the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives. (She was also the first Italian-American to be elected Speaker.) Speaker Pelosi served through early 2011: after the Democrats lost the majority in the 2010 mid-term elections, she became the House Minority Leader.