Making Democracy Work

Constitutional Conventions

There are 2 ways to change the U.S. Constitution. One is through Congress and States' ratification. The other is through an Article V Constitutional Convention.

In 2015, LWV member Dr. Anne Schneider presented a series on LWVUS Study topics about constitutional conventions and campaign finance.

Calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention: Why? Why Not? by Anne L. Schneider, PhD

Following the 2014-15 National LWV Study on Constitutional Amendments, the following position was adopted: Position Statement