Voters choose 2 terms for officials

(AP) - New York City voters have passed a ballotmeasure seeking to limit New York City mayors and otherofficeholders to two consecutive terms.

That means elected officials will not be allowed to serve threeconsecutive terms.

The limit had long been two terms but was extended in 2008 whenMayor Michael Bloomberg decided he wanted to run again.

He hastily persuaded the City Council to change the law for him.He promised he would later appoint a commission to put the issue onthe ballot.

But New Yorkers returned to a two-term limit on Tuesday.

Tuesday's vote marks the third time New York City voters havechosen a two-term limit for their officeholders. They did so byreferndum twice in the 1990s.

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