Term Limits 4 Year Lower House

Term Limits 4 Year Lower House


Four-year terms allow enough turnover to bring in fresh ideas and new perspectives, while avoiding the perpetual campaigning which plagues two-year term Representatives. No sooner do two-year term Representatives take office than they are back on the campaign trail again, raising money from special interest and influencing legislation on their behalf, and using their time in office to get themselves re-elected rather than to govern. As a result, two-year term Representatives have little time to learn the legislative process and get any work done. Instead they’re constantly distracted by re-election considerations and adversely affected by having to pay back those who finance their campaigns often in real time. So our lower house legislators are constantly in campaign and pay back mode, and we have legislatures full of marketing experts rather than good lawmakers. Their primary job becomes re-election and their part time job becomes governing. The Valentine Constitution rectifies the problem by increasing lower house terms from 2 years to 4 years so our lower house elected officials spend more time working, and less campaigning.

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Valentine put all our issues into one piece of national legislation.

90% of Americans can get what we want most by compromising on issues we care less about.

We can now combine our power behind a single common goal and finally get what we’ve wanted for decades.

The amendments clause of our current constitution allows us to dictate solutions to our politicians and force them to vote on it.

Valentine spent 50,000 hours over 45 years adding solutions to all the modern problems our old Constitution fails to cover while keeping 90%, our foundations and rights intact.

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