On September 9, 2019, the elections branch of the Utah Lieutenant Governor’s Office announced that the U4TL can begin gathering signatures for the term limit citizen initiative. Without the elections branch’sapproval, U4TL would be unable to gather signatures.
U4TL is proposing a consecutive twelve-year term limit for state legislators and a consecutive eight-year term limit for executive elected officials.
According to the law, U4TL needs more than 115,000 valid signatures from registered voters across the state.
“We are aiming to collect more than that because of possible duplicate signatures, ineligible signers, incomplete entries, retractions, and the like. But we can’t just get signatures from the populous counties. We need a strong representation of voters from at least 26 of the state’s 29 senate districts,” David Westerby, a sponsor of the citizen initiative Unite for Term Limits explained.
For more information about the proposed Term Limits Act and information about how to volunteer to collect signatures or donate, go to unite4termlimits.org.