Conservatives are in favor of replacing the professional politicians in Congress with a citizen’s legislature through term limits, according to a poll conducted by The Conservative Caucus. This change had the support of 85% of those who responded to the poll, while only 9% endorsed the current system of lifetime professional politicians. Nearly the same number, 75%, said that Congressmen are paid too much.
There was 76% support for extending to seven years the time during which a former member is prohibited from lobbying his former colleagues. Prohibiting relatives of high government officials from receiving government contracts had the backing of 70%.
The poll was conducted by mail in March, April and May, with more than 20,000 responses.
The Conservative Caucus is a grassroots public policy action organization, formed in 1974. It was active in defeating the SALT II Treaty, repealing the Catastrophic Coverage Act, blocking the Clinton health-care takeover, securing the impeachment of President Clinton by the House of Representatives, stopping amnesty for illegal aliens, persuading the House of Representatives to sue President Obama regarding ObamaCare, and promoting the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.