Term limits can only be imposed on members of Congress (Senators and Representatives) by Constitutional amendment.
There was no legal limit until 1951.
The US Presidency has essentially a two-term limit and is the only federal office with term limits. State governors have terms limits of various sorts in some states.
The presidency of the United States is currently the only federal office with term limits.
If he ascends to the presidency midway thru a term and then is re-elected 2 more times. This has not happened since limits were imposed, with LBJ being the only one w/ the opportunity but choosing not to run in 1968.
Franklin Roosevelt is the main reason that term limits were set on the Presidency. He was the only President who ignored the unwritten rule set by George Washington and ran for a third term After he was elected, he decided to go for a fourth term. Had he not died during his fourth term, who knows how many terms he might have sought?
The executive branch, namely the presidency, is the only office on which there are any term limits,
NO, they serve for life or until they voluntarily resign/retire.
Harry Truman The first President to which the amendment was applicable was Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The 22nd amendment clearly states term limits for presidency.
Presidency that exceeds the constitutional limits.
You bet they should and so should the Presidency and the Premiers and politicians in Canada as well.
Yes, the U.S. president is limited to two elected terms in office.
There were no term limits on the presidency until 1952.
They are limits imposed on many state and local elected positions of a maximum total number of terms and/or a maximum number of consecutive terms that a person may serve.
The 22nd amendment to the constitution allows a president to be elected to at most two terms.
No. The only limits are physical limits imposed by the hardware (memory constraints).
no term limits
The Constitution didn't establish term limits for Congress; as with the US President, term limits can only be imposed by constitutional amendment. Further, the US Supreme Court held it is unconstitutional for states to set term limits on Senators and Representatives in US Term Limits v. Thornton, (1995), because their qualifications are outlined in the US Constitution. The Seventeenth Amendment (1913) provided for election of US Senators by popular vote, superseding the constitutional clauses allowing state legislatures to elect Senators, so that right is reserved for the people.Case Citation:US Term Limits Inc., v. Thornton, 514 U.S. 779 (1995)
It was Franklin, NOT Theodore who served beyond two terms. At the time, there were no official term limits for the presidency.
It's a presidency that's two terms long. A U.S. presidential term lasts four years, so a two-term presidency is an eight-year presidency.
There were no term limits on the presidency when Pierce was President. Pierce made an effort to get the nomination for a second term, but lost and so served only the one term as President.
The constitutions has two term limits. The two term limits are ratified the Constitution and the federal constitution convention.