Endorsements

STAND UP AND SAY YES

We will not be intimidated. New York’s most powerful political insiders are working with well-financed, out-of-state lobbyists to fight against a constitutional convention. They don’t want the people of New York to use this once-in-a-generation opportunity to take away their control. The people below are standing tall against the lies and intimidation to say YES!

#NYsaysYES

“Enough is enough.”

"Twenty years ago Governor Mario Cuomo knew that the only way to make New York's government of, by, and for the people was to have a Constitutional Convention to fix the Constitution. This fact is even clearer today. Enough is enough and the time is now."

Evan Davis, Former Counsel of Gov. Mario Cuomo

ROUSE N.Y.’s SLEEPING POWERS WITH A PEOPLE’S CONVENTION TO FIX OUR BROKEN STATE CONSTITUTION

"I plan to vote yes on this fall’s referendum question about whether New York should hold an official constitutional convention to amend some badly outdated parts of the state Constitution. I hope you’ll do the same."

Errol Louis, Journalist and Television Show Host

Forward March NY

"This is a once-in-a-generation moment to proudly take hold of the pen, and to be the co-authors of our state."

Claire Del Mar Chapman, Pres. of Forward March NY

The following grassroots groups and established organizations have joined the YES campaign. They believe that the people of our state should make the decisions, not powerful special interests or out-of-state lobbyists.

Organizations

Citizen’s Union

"We will not keep relying on the political status quo that serves powerful interests and ignores everyday New Yorkers. We will not be silent as those same special interests try to stop a constitutional convention. This November, New Yorkers will deliver the change we have fought to achieve for so long."

Dick Dadey, Executive Director of Citizens Union

Forward March

"We can make our state a place where many of Trumps harmful policies stop at our borders. Our state can be a progressive sanctuary if we remake the constitution to reflect who we are."

Amber Sexton

NYS BAR ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO RESTRUCTURE THE NYS JUDICIARY, ENHANCE VOTER PARTICIPATION AND MODERNIZE AND STREAMLINE THE NYS CONSTITUTION

New York State Bar Report