Getting involved in politics I’ve been asked by many people my feelings on term limits. My answer is always the same, voter every election get to decide the term limit. However, sometimes, as in this story for Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari, maybe there’s a case for some sort of legislation to help get more fresh faces in elected office; 23+ years in the New York Assembly seems too long.
A lifelong resident of Cohoes, the Democrat served as mayor of that city before he was elected to the Assembly in 1989. In 2007 he became majority leader in that chamber, the highest-ranking legislator from Upstate New York. via Capitol Confidential » Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari set to retire.