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Term limits? It's no hurdle for ex-lawmakers who return home

It has been more than two decades since Florida voters embedded term limits in the state Constitution when they declared "eight is enough" for most members of the Legislature. 

But while term limits broke the grip that career politicians held on the state Capitol, it created a wealth of political opportunities for them at the local level to be county commissioners or constitutional officers -- well-paying jobs that in many cases don't come with term limits.

It's a direct result of term limits, and it happens so routinely that it often escapes attention.

More here.