Wed Nov 14, 2012, 10:42 AM
WI_DEM (33,477 posts)
Jan Brewer isn't ruling out running for a third term as Gov of AZ
would not rule out a potential third term in office.
In an interview with The Arizona Republic, the governor said supporters are still encouraging her to research whether a third term would be viable. At least one political adviser close to Brewer acknowledged that numerous aides and other supporters are trying to rally her for a third term.
The state Constitution allows elected officials to serve two terms. The question is: What's a term?
"I have been encouraged by people in the community -- people whom I respect, and others whom I don't even know -- wanting me to look into what really constitutes a term," Brewer said, adding that the last four years have been "rough" and tremendously difficult.
The Republican governor and her spokesman, Matthew Benson, stressed that they are not holed up in a war room plotting the notion 12 hours a day.
"It's not something that is consuming her time," he said late Friday.
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2012/05/18/20120518brewer-term-feasibility.html?nclick_check=1#ixzz2CCxkcYMW
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Wed Nov 14, 2012, 11:11 AM
ProudProgressiveNow (3,846 posts)
3. She can't run again,
No member of the executive department after serving the maximum number of terms, which shall include any part of a term served, may serve in the same office until out of office for no less than one full term.
She may challenge, but she will lose.