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Capitol Perspectives: Second Term Governors

Posted By Janna On February 1, 2013 @ 3:44 pm In Opinion | No Comments

by Phill Brooks

Listening to Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address, I was reminded of a conversation I had with Gov. Mel Carnahan shortly after he began his second term as governor.

There have been just five two-term governors in Missouri history. Prior to the election of Warren Hearnes in 1968, Missouri’s Constitution limited governors to a single term — effectively making them lame duck the day they

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