After 25 years of term limits, Maine ...

After 25 years of term limits, Maine still has plenty of career politicians

Maine enacted legislative term limits in 1993, when 67 percent of voters endorsed the measure proposed through a citizen-initiated referendum. But 25 years later, the politician it targeted is still in office, candidates with legislative service dating to the 1970s are running and Maine's citizen legislature is populated by elected officials who would have a hard time disputing that the label "career politician" fits them.

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