There continues to be some confusion about the difference between a NY State and a Federal Constitution Convention.
What we want is a NY State Constitution Convention Whether it will be held will be decided by NYS voters in Nov 2017; since it automatically appears ballot every 20 years. If approved by the voters in Nov 2018, 3 delegates are elected by the NYS residents from each of the 63 NY State Senate districts and 15 delegates at large. Any proposed Amendments must be approved by the voters. No rights are at risk because the NYS Constitution does not protect much.
A Federal Constitution Convention (sometimes called an Article V Con-Con) is called if 2/3 of the States pass resolutions requesting one. The members of a Federal Con-Con are appointed by the State legislators The people have no say in choosing them Amendments must be approved by 3/4 of the States and because the US Constitution protects our rights; all our rights are at risk !!!
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