Tim Hogan: No on 302

Thanks to Jason Vogel for making the rationale for imposition of City Council term limits, ballot question 302, more transparent.   A string of letters supporting the measure have appeared on these pages over the past month, with the majority of them coming from within Open Boulder, the organization sponsoring this initiative.  … City Council is not the place for on-the-job training….

Full Article: Tim Hogan: No on 302 – Boulder Daily Camera

Leora Frankel: Rich and powerful taking over Boulder

In reference to “Pursuing City Council diversity” (Daily Camera, Oct. 23) about Ballot Issue 302 for imposing term limits, it’s disappointing that Boulder now has its very own organization devoted to the manipulation of voters and funded by the mega-wealthy.  I allude to Open Boulder.

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Peter Mayer: Experience matters; reject term limits for Boulder

Term limits are a terrible idea for Boulder (and elsewhere) and should be rejected at the ballot this November. Boulder has long valued and benefited from experienced leadership on City Council. Furthermore, Boulder voters frequently elect new candidates. Recent election results show we have a democracy that works quite well in Boulder. Why would we want to limit our choices and lose valuable experience on our City Council? Let’s reject term limits in Boulder.

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