Geoff Dornan
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June 25, 2008
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Supreme court to debate constitutionality of term limits

The Nevada Supreme Court served notice late Wednesday it will take up the constitutionality of Nevada's term limits rule next month.

The issue was announced in a four-page order setting proceedings in the case that challenges the candidacy of a laundry list of local public officials. The secretary of state directed county clerks to remove them from the ballot on grounds they've served the 12-year maximum time allowed in their offices. Those include longtime Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury and Nevada Regent Howard Rosenberg.

At issue is whether the election in 1996 count against the time they could hold an …

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