A Post-Con Con Vote Wrap Up

For those readers still wanting to read about the con con, J.H. Snider of the New York Constitutional Convention Clearinghouse has posted a wrap up of articles, although many more are sure to appear.

From the Clearinghouse:

“Copied below are links to some news articles on the defeated state constitutional convention referendum. Of particular note may be my own post-mortem analysis, which significantly differs in both length (longer) and substance (more academic) from the ones below.

  1. McKinley, Jesse, New York Voters Reject a Constitutional Convention, New York Times, November 7, 2017.
  2. Blain, Glenn, New York State voters reject constitutional convention, approve proposal to seize pensions of corrupt politicians, New York Daily News, November 7, 2017.
  3. Velasquez, Josefa, Ballot Measure Authorizing State Constitutional Convention Fails, New York Law Journal, November 7, 2017.
  4. Campanile, Carl, and Kirstan Conley, NY voters shoot down constitutional convention proposal, New York Post, November 7, 2017.
  5. New York voters reject constitutional convention, Associated Press, November 7, 2017.
  6. Zremski, Jerry, New York voters nix constitutional convention, vote to reform pensions, Buffalo News, November 7, 2017.
  7. New York Voters Reject Ballot Measure Calling For Constitutional Convention, CBS Local, November 7, 2017.
  8. Runyeon, Frank G., Constitutional Convention and New York’s 2017 Ballot Proposal Results, City & State, November 8, 2017.p
  9. Campbell, Jon, Constitutional Convention: Landslide defeat shows labor union strength, Poughkeepsie Journal, November 8, 2017.
  10. Constitutional convention rejected in New York, WCAX, November 7, 2017.
  11. Statement of Mario Cilento, New York State AFL-CIO, November 8, 2017. “



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