We asked this month about a proposal going around the General Assembly to place a constitutional amendment on the ballot changing the length of terms from two years to four years.
As expected, voters like having frequent opportunities to change their legislators. Well, I guess opportunity is all relative since the legislators get to decide which voters they want to represent.
Despite over half the General Assembly being unopposed for re-election, many still think the process of actually having to campaign for their job is too arduous of a task to do every four years. Fortunately, the voters disagree.
“Currently, members of the North Carolina General Assembly are
elected every two years. There has been a bill introduced to change
the term so they are elected every four years. Do you think North
Carolina legislators should be elected every two years or every four
2 years- 59%
4 years- 33%
Not sure- 8%
Full release here.