What you should know about the NY constitutional convention vote

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By:  Robert Harding robert.harding@lee.net

It’s a question New Yorkers are asked every 20 years, and it could reshape state government.

On Nov. 7, voters will consider whether the state should hold a constitutional convention. It has been a half-century since the last convention was held.

The last time voters were asked the constitutional convention question was in 1997. By a nearly 650,000-vote margin, New Yorkers opted not to allow a convention to proceed.

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