Term Limits

BGR Reviews St. Tammany Term Limits Proposition

Overview In On the Ballot: St. Tammany Parish, March 5, 2016, BGR explains and analyzes a proposition to impose term limits on the Parish Council.

BGR Analyzes State and Local Ballot Propositions

Overview In On the Ballot: November 6, 2012, BGR examines three proposed constitutional amendments, two propositions pertaining to multiple parishes in the New Orleans area, a proposed change to the City of New Orleans charter and two local tax...

BGR Analyzes Local Propositions, Constitutional Amendments

Overview BGR provides analysis of local propositions as well as amendments to the state constitution appearing on the ballot for November 4, 2008. A proposition in New Orleans would amend the city charter to make comprehensive changes to planning and land...

BGR Views Changes to Constitution, Tammany Charter

Overview The Bureau of Governmental Research analyzes four proposed amendments to the State constitution and one proposed amendment to the St. Tammany Parish home rule charter. The report covers amendments that will go before voters on October 20, 2007. Two...

BGR Views Jefferson Parish Charter Amendments

Overview On November 5, 2002, Jefferson Parish voters will be asked to approve four propositions that together offer eight amendments to the existing parish home rule charter. The propositions bear directly on term limits and council structure, among other...

BGR Analyzes Proposed “Third Term” Charter Amendment

Overview With this report BGR provides an analysis of the arguments for and against the proposed charter amendment allowing a third consecutive term for the New Orleans Mayor and provides BGR’s position.