Vote NO on proposition number 1: Shall there be a Constitutional Convention?
The New York State Conservative Party has long opposed the idea of holding a Constitutional Convention. The last Constitutional Convention was held in 1967. State Conservative Party Chairman Michael R. Long was a participant. In Chairman Long’s opinion, “the Convention was a colossal waste of taxpayers’ money.” If one were held today, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli conservatively estimates that it would cost taxpayers $50 Million. This would be money well spent, if it could bring the change our state so desperately needs, but the political reality is that the Constitutional Convention would ultimately be controlled by the same liberal interests that already have a stranglehold on the existing legislative process.Read more
Do you believe in freedom?
Most Americans would answer this question “yes.” After all, the desire to be free from an oppressive monarch led to the American Revolution, and liberty is one of the “unalienable rights” mentioned in the Declaration of Independence.Read more
The New York State Conservative Party's executive committee, at its first meeting of the new year, passed a resolution calling on voters to reject this November's ballot question calling for a Constitutional Convention. "It is important for voters to understand that the history of holding Constitutional Conventions proves they are a colossal waste of taxpayers' money that fails to accomplish what supporters claim," said Chairman Michael R. Long (pictured).Read more