Amber Sexton Thanks for the question! Voting reform will not happen without a constitutional convention. In a working democracy, voting bills could and should become law without a Constitutional Convention but in New York anything that increases voter participation rates potentially threatens the incumbency of elected officials and their donors. For example, #18 the Voter Empowerment Act, was first passed by the Assembly in 2009, introduced in the Senate in 2010, and again in 2013 and 2015, each year failing to get to a floor vote.

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