Term Limits and Compensation

I don’t think public office should be a career. I definitely don’t think that elected officials need all of the health insurance and compensation perks that they currently get. If elected, I would push for 18 years total service in elected office. I would even name the bill after a beloved Utah Senator who inspired the legislation….

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credit: Pat Bagley

 

In my opinion, we almost got it right with Count My Vote. The compromise fell short of allowing Utahns to be able to break through the Republican wall. What can it hurt to have open primaries instead of the caucus controlled system we currently have? The irony is that the Republicans would likely get better candidate representation in most elections, but they’re too scared to make a positive change…