…the IPO has been working to solicit signatures for former Illinois governor Pat Quinn’s Take Charge Chicago campaign, which seeks to add two referendum questions to the ballot for Chicago’s next election. The first resolution would impose a limit of no more than two consecutive terms for the office of Chicago Mayor; the second would mandate an elected consumer advocate for taxpayers and consumers to replace a position that’s currently appointed.
“Term limits have been part of our democracy back to the founding of this country, especially for executive offices,” Drew said. “Out of the top 10 largest U.S. cities, Chicago is the only one that doesn’t have term limits for mayor.”
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