Republican mayoral candidate Michel Faulkner does not support a state constitutional convention. He gave a nod to supporters, but ultimately placed himself in the “no” for November’s ballot question.
The 2017 general election will present voters with a ballot question of whether to hold such a constitutional convention, often referred to as a “ConCon.” The state constitution requires that voters be presented with such a ballot question every 20 years; it was voted down in 1997 and 1977. Should voters approve a ConCon, convention delegates would be elected in the 2018 general election and the convention would convene in the spring of 2019.
Here’s what Faulkner had to say following an appearance Monday night at the Knickerbocker Republican Club: