Bruce Rauner’s term limits petition hits 150,000 signatures

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Bruce Rauner’s Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits has already reached 150,000 petition signatures — the halfway mark to getting onto the Nov. 2014 ballot, the committee announced today.

It’s a sign that there’s public support for the initiative that’s aimed at taking out “career politicians” in Springfield.

(Read Related: Rauner lays out vision for Springfield term limits)

According to the group, the committee collected 12,250 signatures in September; 61,000 signatures in October, and another 77,000 signatures so far this month.

“Illinoisans are hungry for term limits and our effort is gaining serious momentum,” Rauner said in a statement. Rauner is the committee chairman. “This amendment will help put the people back in charge of state government and folks are enthusiastically signing on.”

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