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Dem CA Rep Wants Constitutional Convention to Replace Electoral College

“We are three states away from calling for a Constitutional Convention. It’s something I’ve always been opposed to, …. But I’ll say because, for the second time in sixteen years, people the American voters elected did not become president. Rational people, not the fringe, are now talking about whether states could be separated from the […]

Bi-Partisan Committees of State Delegates Discuss Article V Convention Specifics

So far this year, three States have passed an application to call a Constitutional Convention, and legislators from 14 additional States are committing to filing applications in 2015. In theory, Congress must call a convention if a total of 34 States pass an application to propose constitutional amendments, where the same number of States would […]

On Constitutional Conventions

US Constitution, Article 5: The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, […]