Panel Discussion: Revising the New York State Constitution

"Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?" NYS Constitution Article XIX

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Explore the Pros & Cons

Presented in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of Putnam County
Community Room, 3rd Floor

Every 20 years, New York State has the chance to vote on whether they want to hold a constitutional convention to amend, tweak, or improve the founding document of the state.

A proposition to hold a convention will appear on your ballot on November 7, 2017.

Panel Members

Michael Grubiak, NYSUT Regional Political Organizer

Jennifer Wilson, Program & Policy Director, League of Women Voters of NY State

John Nonna, Esq., Member of the New York State Bar Association Special Committee on the NY State Constitution


Laura Ladd Bierman, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of NY State


Registration is requested; walk-ins welcome. Students are encouraged to attend. Voter registration forms will be available at the League of Women Voters table.


The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership is open to women and men, 16 years and older. Putnam County League of Women Voters is one of over 50 local leagues across New York State.