On November 7th, 2017, New Yorkers will vote on whether to convene a state constitutional convention. The New York State Constitution mandates that every 20 years voters be presented with the ballot question: "Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?"
League of Women Voters of New York State GET THE FACTS Brochure
Listen to the podcast of our Constitutional Convention Forum: Pros and Cons:
Constitutional Convention: Pros and Cons, October 23, 2017.
On February 7, 2017, Sally Robinson, Vice-President of Issues and Advocacy from LWVNYS discussed the "Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of New York State's Constitutional Convention Question" at an event co-sponsored by the LWV White Plains, our LWV New Castle, and numerous other local area leagues.
- Powerpoint presentation - "An Overview of the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of New York State's Constitutional Convention Question"
- Video of presentation
Additional educational materials are available at http://www.lwvny.org/programs-studies/con-con-edu.html