JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Dean Plocher filed a proposed constitutional amendment (HJR 51) that would allow Missouri voters to decide if all statewide officials should be prohibited from being elected for more than two four-year terms. Presently, the Governor and State Treasurer are the only statewide officials subject to term limits.

If HJR 51 is approved by both the House and the Senate, the proposed Term Limits would go before the voters in November 2018. Plocher said the change would add uniformity among all statewide office holders and would better allow new ideas and leadership to get involved.