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Not exactly- it says that a president can only elected to two terms, but it lets a person who takes over another's term to still be elected to 2 terms, provided he did not serve for more than 2 years before he runs the first time.

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Q: Does the constitution says that a president may only serve 8 years?
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Can you serve twelve years as president?

No, according to the United States Constitution, a person can only serve a maximum of two terms, which is a total of eight years as the President of the United States. There are no exceptions to this rule.

When does it say in the constitution is the presidential election?

The election of the president is every 4 years and with the passage of the 22 amendment a president can only serve 2 terms for a total of 8 years.

Where is the proof that presidents can not serve for more than four years?

The answer to that question is found in the twenty second amendment of the constitution. The president can serve for more than four years, however the president can not serve more than ten years. They can serve two terms (four years each). I can not remember how they can get the other two years, but they can.The term of the president is only four years. I do not know where you got your information from, but it is completely false.

How many years can obama serve as president?

By law, Obama can only serve two terms as president which means he can only serve for 8 years. This means his time is up in 2016.

How many terms are a president allowed to serve?

2 terms. 8 years total.

What is the only specific duty of the vice president, as stated in Article I, Section 3 of the Constitution?

Serve as president of the Senate.

For how long can the President be a President?

The President can only serve two terms, 8 years.

Could Obama serve 3 terms?

no he cant because on the constitution it clearly says that each president could only serve 2 terms of president

What is the legislation that says the president can only serve two terms?

Yes. 22nd Amendment of the Constitution.

How many terms can a president serve after being elected what amendment addresses this term limit?

Technically, there is no legal limit to the number of terms a person can serve as U. S. President. The 22nd Amendment to the U. S. Constitution limits the number of times a person can be elected U. S. President to two. Those who previously served at least two years as President or Acting President can be elected only once.

How many terms cam a person serve as president?

According to the U-S Constitution as amended, a President can be elected to only two terms or a maximum of 10 years if he completes a term to which he was not elected.

How long can someone rule China?

The longest-ruled emperor in China ruled 61 years. Now, The constitution of the People's Republic of China stipulates that a president serve a five-year term and can be reelected only once. So a president of China now can not serve for more than 10 years.