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Constitutional Convention: Debating The Merits

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In Illinois, the very first question on the ballot November 4 -- even before the question of who shall be president -- will ask voters whether Illinois should open up the state Constitution for a potential rewrite.

It's a choice voters might not get for another 20 years.

The last time they saw that question on the ballot was in 1988, when they rejected the idea by a 3-to-1 margin, with 900,109 voting in favor of a convention and 2,727,144 voting against it. But 1 million other voters skipped the question entirely.

Read the whole story at Illinois Issues