New York Voters Reject a Constitutional Convention ... from The New York Times for Tue. 07-Nov-2017

New York Voters Reject a Constitutional Convention ... from The New York Times for Tue. 07-Nov-2017

For supporters, who were outspent and saw early leads in the polls evaporate in the face of the autumnal advertising blitz, the convention had held out hope of a once-in-a-generation opportunity for ethics reforms, changes to the judiciary and changing the balance of power in Albany, where governors often hold outsize influence.