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2017 NY State Constitutional Convention

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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?"

Resources

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 (coming soon)

Additional educational materials are available at http://www.lwvny.org/programs-studies/con-con-edu.html