City Voters Restore Two-Term Limit

01/03/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New Yorkers overwhelmingly restored the city's two-term limit for elected officials last night, two years after Mayor Bloomberg successfully pushed to overhaul the law so he could run for a third time.

With 42 percent of precincts reporting, voters by 74-26 percent opted to reinstall a limit of two four-year terms for all city politicians -- though anyone currently in office is grandfathered in and can still serve up to 12 years.


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