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The back of the ballot had three important questions for voters to answer about a constitutional convention, corruption penalties. which urged their members to vote no. They believed a convention.
ALBANY — New Yorkers have overwhelmingly defeated a ballot question asking whether the state should hold a constitutional. by most of the unions urging a "no" vote, dismissed the idea. After.
which had worked for more than a year to drive the "no" vote. They feared a convention could lead to a rollback of worker protections, collective-bargaining rights and pension benefits the state’s.
Nov 7, 2017. The campaign against the constitutional convention drew a diverse. would vote against it because “the current delegate system does not offer.
Oct 25, 2017. Holding a state constitutional convention is a wasteful option that could cost millions of dollars and would be controlled by Albany politicians.
New York Proposition 1 was a 2017 ballot measure that would have established a. A "no" vote opposed holding a constitutional convention to develop and.
. point that Vote No has is we can amend the NYS Constitution any time we want. We just need to go through the Senate and the Assembly and then put it to a vote of the people. The only difference.
New York has no right to clean air and fresh water. New Yorkers would then vote on any proposed amendments. New York’s last constitutional convention was in 1967, when Democrats held a majority in.
Nov 6, 2018. Hawaii voters soundly rejecting constitutional convention. In returns, 60 percent of voters cast “no” votes on the measure, and 26 percent of.
For a full list of votes cast for and against constitutional conventions and. by voters, citizen-initiated amendments (in some states, but not New York),
Nov 8, 2017. New Yorkers Can the Con Con proposal by an 80% no vote!. vote! This victory means more than just stopping the Constitutional Convention.
This year we will knocking on doors across New York to let working men and women know about Constitutional Convention question, and why it is critical that.
At one recent event, a member read off a fact sheet printed from a “NYS Constitutional Convention Vote NO Toolkit” maintained on PEF’s website. But despite the clear engagement of PEF’s members and.
By a 57 percent to 25 percent margin, New York voters said they planned to vote no on the first of three ballot questions on Election Day, which is Tuesday, the Siena College poll said. The.
Oct 30, 2017. I am voting “NO.” I urge you to do the same. The PSC strongly opposes holding a Constitutional Convention (popularly called a “Con Con”).
Oct 29, 2017. If a majority votes yes, the constitutional convention will be held in 2019. If a majority votes no, a convention won't be held and the question.
Oct 20, 2017. By now you've seen the signs all over Central New York lawns – VOTE NO. So what is the New York State Constitutional Convention? And what.
LOUDONVILLE — With Election Day less than a week away, New Yorkers are leaning away from approving a constitutional convention. which asks about holding the convention, 57 percent of respondents.
The measure passed the GOP-controlled Assembly on Wednesday by a 54-41 vote. arguing a convention could bring dramatic change to longstanding rights. "There is no way to limit what can be brought.
The former MP speaks candidly: Muscat’s cronies are attempting to make him out to be unfit for the role of Constitutional convention head so that Marie Louise Coleiro Preca can assume the role… and Muscat didn’t even have the courtesy to call him
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Sep 28, 2018. Not by selecting the lawmaker a voter thinks will best represent him or her — though. Yes votes to hold a constitutional convention on Nov.
Oct 31, 2017. Vote “no” on New York Ballot Proposal 1. A convention would not accomplish anything that New York lawmakers couldn't already do on their.
Nov 6, 2018. The question on the general election ballot: “Shall there be a convention to propose a revision of or amendments to the Constitution?”
A Constitutional Convention can be called by vote of two-thirds of the states — 34 of them. that some day a federal government would no longer have the interests of its states in mind.” Mason’s.
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Aug 31, 2017. I've written in favor of holding a convention before, but with the vote fast approaching, it's a good time to lay out arguments for and against the.
Long Island First urges a No vote on Proposal 1 to hold a constitutional convention and Yes vote on Proposal 2 allowing judges to revoke the state pension of a public officer convicted of a felony.
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Vote No To Constitutional Convention In the General Election on Tuesday, November 7, we will be voting for our 1199 candidates – and then turning the ballot over to vote on whether New York should hold a convention to change our state constitution.
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A majority of New York voters oppose holding a constitutional convention, according to a new Siena College poll. The survey of 814 likely voters found 57 percent will vote "no" on the question of.
Flip and vote NO on the constitutional convention! By Editorial Staff on September 21, 2017 0 Comments On Nov. 7, New Yorkers will decide whether to hold a constitutional convention.
Oct 22, 2017. On November 7, 2017, a simple question will be asked of the citizens of New York State: “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution.
There is no more effective way to engage the public than a constitutional convention, and there is no place that needs it more than Albany.". you have to vote for the constitutional convention.
But next month, the voters of New York have a chance to force a wide-open, monthslong, everything-on-the-table examination of the state’s founding document by authorizing a constitutional convention.
It’s no surprise that many voters, particularly younger ones, won’t be familiar with the concept: The state of New York hasn’t held a constitutional convention, or con-con, since 1967, and.
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Constitutional conventions on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures. By state; By year; Did not make ballot. New Jersey Public Question No. 1 (1947).
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My take is this. A vote against a convention is a vote saying everything about New York’s constitution and governance is perfect. No need even for tweaks. But are they perfect? Are you f—ing kidding.
New York State must vote against a constitutional convention. to win the majority of votes against the constitutional convention. A NO vote will preserve the New York State Constitution as is.
Turnout was high as Cuban voters went to the polls Sunday to cast a vote of sí or no for a new constitution in a referendum that has seen more campaigning, both for and against, than any Cuban.
The 1894 convention created "Forever Wild" protection for the Adirondacks. In the 1821 convention, black men were given the vote. Meanwhile, no constitutional convention has ever removed rights or.
A constitutional convention would allow elected delegates. said only ballots with "yes" or "no" votes will be counted toward the proposition vote. The majority of those will determine whether the.
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No, we do not and this is why we must vote no on November 7. If a Constitutional Convention is held, special interest groups and their well-funded, well-trained lobbyists will flood New York State.
For these reasons, I recommend that you vote NO for the constitutional convention. A disclaimer from O’Malley: I am the Legislative Coordinator of CWA Local 1180 in New York City, which is an affiliate of New York Progressive Action Network [NYPAN].
On November 7, every New Yorker will be asked to vote “Yes” or “No” on a constitutional convention to re-envision New York’s governing document. If New Yorkers vote “Yes”, a year-long process to.
ALBANY — Most voters very likely have some awareness that they will be asked on Tuesday whether or not the state should hold a constitutional convention. vote that has been the subject of.
A plurality of Democrats — 45 percent — support holding a constitutional convention. Half of independents say they would vote "yes" on the question in November. A majority of Republicans — 54 percent.
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Nov 7, 2017. Voters decided on three statewide ballot proposals Tuesday.
All voters need to get out, and vote against the convention to amend our state’s current constitution. Please remember to turn over your ballot, when voting on Nov. 7, and vote NO on Proposition 1. If.
Oct 11, 2018. and environmental groups, is taking a stand to urge residents to vote no on the General Election constitutional convention ballot question.
Proposal 1 asks New Yorkers if they would like to open up the state Constitution and hold a Constitutional Convention, or a Con Con. Spread the word? Vote "no" on Proposition 1. We hold the power.