term limits

Town asks for ruling

A superior court judge will be asked to decide the legality of Measure A’s retroactive start date. The Loomis town council voted at their Nov. 9 meeting to seek clarification fr ...

Council race still too close to call

The election is not over in the Town of Loomis until the Placer County elections office says it is, and election officials say the Loomis council race is too close to call. Only 2 ...

Measure A headed to court

Loomis’ conflicted election results will go to court for clarification. The Loomis town council decided at their Nov. 9 meeting to seek legal clarification from a judge as to the ...

Voters have plenty to ponder

Editor’s note: Follow election-night results on this Loomis News website. On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Loomis Basin voters will chose their preference for governor, lieutenant governor a ...

Protect right to vote

Say no to term limits, Measure A. Measure A, if passed, would take away our personal right to “throw the bums out.” Measure A denies us that right by replacing our vote with ma ...

Term limits gives choices

The term limits phenomenon is a tribute to public involvement in politics and is one of the few reforms devised and implemented by the people. Peter Graf’s argument (Reader Input ...

Term limits cuts voting options

There is no such thing as job security for an elected official. Each election is an opportunity for voters to place new faces on the council, when and if they feel that the council ...

Voting should decide council terms

Measure A on our Nov. 2 ballot will require term limits in Loomis. Its backers believe public service should be “for a limited time” and they believe in “new ideas and fresh ...

Term limits are 'waste of money'

In reference to Claudia Starkey’s letter on term limits are unnecessary (Reader Input, Aug. 19), we couldn’t agree more. As longtime Loomis residents, we have always been prou ...

Measure A takes on council terms

Even after the Nov. 2 election, it may not be clear who will sit on the Loomis town council. If Measure A, the term limits initiative, passes — and if incumbents Walt Scherer and ...