During the election on November 7, the voters in New York state will be presented with the ballot question (as they are every 20 years), “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?” If the referendum passes, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention will be elected in November 2018, and the Convention’s proposed changes will appear on the ballot, most likely in November 2019.

Many issues are under debate: ethics reform, reorganizing the judiciary, voting rights, and several more. This column focuses on environmental rights.

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