Poll finds New Yorkers continue to support constitutional convention
Matthew Hamilton is reporting at Capitol Confidential a recent Siena College poll showed that voters in New York continue to show broad support for a constitutional convention. The question will be on the ballot in November. The poll released last week found that 62 percent of those surveyed support holding the convention in 2019, at which elected delegates would propose and vote on constitutional amendments. At the same time, 67 percent said they have heard nothing about the convention. “As we head into the fall, you’re going to see millions of dollars spent to educate voters from the special interest groups — supporters and opponents — that will have an effect on voters,” Siena College pollster Steven Greenberg said. Read the full story at Capitol Confidential, a Times Union blog.