constitution Appellate court rules no term limit for legislators on ballot By Amanda Vinicky • Aug 20, 2014 For the second time, a court has deemed unconstitutional a citizen's initiative to limit how long Illinois lawmakers can serve. First, it was a Cook County Circuit Court judge. Now, the decision is from a state appellate court. IL Senate approves sending voters constitution changes By Brian Mackey • Apr 10, 2014 Illinois voters will be asked to weigh in on at least two changes to the Illinois Constitution at this November's election. Both measures got final approval Thursday in the Senate.