Whispering Pines, NC – Michelle Lexo, candidate for State Senate District 25, announced earlier today that said she will introduce legislation to institute term limits in North Carolina. Lexo’s legislation would limit the service of NC House and NC Senate members to four terms or eight years.
“I believe eight years is sufficient time for any legislator to make his or her mark,” Lexo said. “We do not want to create a swamp in Raleigh like we have in Washington, D.C. It’s already getting a little swampy. Without term limits it is very easy for legislators to become part of the problem instead of the solution. George Washington set the example of citizen representation by limiting his service to eight years. Some legislators may think otherwise, but no one is indispensable to our democratic process.”