In his WLS-AM interview with “Big” John Howell, nine-term State Rep. Jack Franks came out in favor of term limits.
To quote Franks from the show:
“I believe we need term limits.”
Franks might say he has always been for term limits.
2014 opponent Steve Reick found copies of the Northwest Herald from Franks’ first election where Franks said he would serve only three terms:
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Franks just doesn’t practice what he preached during his first run for office in 1998.
In 2009, Franks defended term limits when asked about them by WIND talk show host Dennis Miller: