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MBJ Editorial II

There were few surprises in last week’s election returns. The close races were close; the other races were blowouts. It will take months, even years, to see what it all means, but one message was sent loud and clear Nov. 2: Mississippians don’t like and don’t want term limits.

Let us hope that this issue is dead in the Magnolia State. Term-limit advocates liked to point out in their pre-election advertising blitz that more than 150,000 people signed up to have term limits placed on the ballot.

Well, more than 340,000 Mississippians voted against term limits last Tuesday.

Enough said.


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