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Author Depalo, Kathryn A.,
Title The failure of term limits in Florida / Kathryn A. DePalo ; foreword by David R. Colburn and Susan A. MacManus.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Author Depalo, Kathryn A.,
Series Florida government and politics
Florida government and politics.
Subject Florida. Legislature -- Term of office.
Term limits (Public office) -- Florida.
Legislators -- Term of office -- Florida.
Florida -- Politics and government.
Alt Name Colburn, David R.,
MacManus, Susan A.,
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Introduction: the campaign for term limits -- Change comes to the Florida legislature -- Electoral competition and the new incumbency advantage -- A different breed of Florida legislators -- Political career paths of term limited legislators -- The race for leadership -- Loss of institutional memory and the business of the legislature -- Filling the void: governors, staff, and lobbyists -- Term limits and the future of the Florida legislature.
Summary Proponents of term limits have constantly argued that term limits of its legislature created more honest and creative legislative body, but DePalo's twenty-year study of term limits in Florida shows this is not the case, finding that term limits create a more powerful governor, legislative staffers, and lobbyists.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813055107 (electronic bk.)
0813055105 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 899265006
Additional Format Print version: Depalo, Kathryn A. Failure of term limits in Florida 9780813060484 (DLC) 2014027980 (OCoLC)874098933

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