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The Failure of Term Limits in Florida$
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Kathryn A. DePalo

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813060484

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813060484.001.0001

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Change Comes to the Florida Legislature

Change Comes to the Florida Legislature

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(p.16) 1 Change Comes to the Florida Legislature
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The Failure of Term Limits in Florida
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Kathryn A. DePalo

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060484.003.0002

The major changes to the Florida Legislature over the last half century are summarized in chapter one. These include the effects of major population increases, the modernization and professionalization of the Legislature, the Republican Party’s rise to power, and the redistricting battles of 1992 and 2002. All of these significant events along with term limits have drastically altered the legislative body. Under term limits, a significant increase in numerical turnover has been accomplished, most drastically in 2000 when term limits took effect. Legislative tenure has been decimated and legislative experience cut deeply in this era of term limitations.

Keywords:   legislative professionalization, Republican Party, Florida Legislature, term limits

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