Opponents organize against rewrite of state constitution

Concerned that a contentious, political rewrite of the state constitution could destabilize Alaska and jeopardize private investment, a new bipartisan group has launched a campaign to convince voters to reject a convention to change the state’s founding set of laws.

Voters will be asked in November whether they want to convene a convention to rewrite the constitution, a question which the constitution requires go before voters every 10 years.

In a meeting with reporters on April 7, co-chairs of Defend Our Constitution announced more than 150 Alaskans have joined the newly organized coalition t...


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