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19. I would support an amendment that increased the size of the house
Mon Oct 10, 2016, 01:04 PM
Oct 2016

Doubling it in size.

435 people, actually less since TeaBaggers are neither human nor do they take their legislative duties seriously, are too few to adequately represent their constituents. 320,000,000 could never have actual representation from a mere 300+ people. Having so few reps actually increases the power of lobbyists, distances pols from people, and makes washington seem alien to those of us outside the beltway.

IMO, 2 years is too long to be able to get rid of a candidate who got your vote through napi21 Oct 2016 #1
Give them four years, but establish a one- or two-term limit Orrex Oct 2016 #2
I might support it IF they were also term-limited to two terms... MANative Oct 2016 #3
public financing of elections edhopper Oct 2016 #4
I would support an amendment adding term limits... neeksgeek Oct 2016 #5
I say term limits of 12 years total meow2u3 Oct 2016 #14
Yeah, I think changing fundraising rules would be more effective. Brickbat Oct 2016 #7
Only when progressives hold a substantial majority Fluke a Snooker Oct 2016 #8
First, welcome to DU Algernon Moncrieff Oct 2016 #17
Yes, in conjunction with a requirement for nonpartisan Boundary Commissions, Nye Bevan Oct 2016 #9
I support 4 year Rep terms ProudToBeBlueInRhody Oct 2016 #10
no - but I would sure go for changing the senate to 4 years rurallib Oct 2016 #11
How about this? atreides1 Oct 2016 #12
term limIts suck. california did it JI7 Oct 2016 #15
i'd like everyone to be on the same 4 year presidential cycle. all these off year elections are just La Lioness Priyanka Oct 2016 #13
Nope and no damned term limits either. If Americans won't take responsibility for elections CBGLuthier Oct 2016 #16
I'd make all primary elections open to all voters. Skink Oct 2016 #18
I would support an amendment that increased the size of the house ChairmanAgnostic Oct 2016 #19
No End Gerrymandering and Make More District Competitive is What Needs to Be Done Stallion Oct 2016 #20
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