The first task of constitutional reformers is to make the people of the state aware that they live under a constitution that, for better or worse, affects their everyday lives whether they live on in remotes sections of the Adirondacks routes in villages or a teeming megalopolis. Until this is done, the people are not likely to demand or even accept the more thoroughgoing revision so badly needed in New York.
Recommended CitationPeter J. Galie, Unusual “Politics as Usual”: The 2017 Ballot Proposition Calling for a Constitutional Convention in New York, 38 Pace L. Rev. 28 (2017)
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