Voters all over the country have sent pledges to candidates asking them to challenge the status quo and self-limit their time in office, effectively bringing Term Limits to Congress without needing to pass a single piece of legislation.
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Term Limit Pledges are tools to empower voters. We the voters want Term Limits. Over 70% of us do. Congress is now professional politicians who will never vote to limit their time in office. We the voters must take back our power and assert the will of the people. Term Limit Pledges are a new, simple, non-partisan way to achieve congressional term limits one candidate at a time. With Term Limit Pledges, we can nail down a candidates true motivations before the election.
Signing the Term Limit Pledge can substantially raise a candidate's chances of being elected!
The Term Limit Pledge Wins Elections!
Senate and House candidates who “take the Term Limit Pledge” can gain an extra 4 – 10% of the popular vote!* (*Source 2018 Congressional Voter Research)
We believe in the founders’ vision of a representative democracy that elects citizen representatives who serve the people for a limited amount of time in Congress and return to private life afterwards. Unfortunately, we now have the opposite with over 90 percent of current incumbents who run for re-election winning. Once in office, candidates tend to stay there, building careers as Professional Politicians. Sadly, career politicians are often motivated to put their own interest above the interests of the people they represent.Learn More
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Term Limit Pledge Founder, Allen Johnson Jr.