“Shall there be a constitutional convention?” A debate on November’s ballot question
Alaska’s state constitution was ratified in 1956. While the document has been amended numerous times since then, it has never been revisited in its entirety. That could change if voters approve a ballot measure this November asking whether Alaska should revisit its constitution by holding a convention with elected delegates. Whether or not the measure passes could have a major impact on the state’s political future.
Alaska Public Media is partnering with UAA Seawolf Debate and Commonwealth North to host a debate between advocates on both sides of the issue. Other media organizations will also be able to pose questions.
Who: On the pro-convention side — Bob Bird and Loren Leman. On the anti-convention side — Joelle Hall and Matt Shuckerow.
“Shall there be a constitutional conv...
Date and Time
Thursday Sep 29, 2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM AKDT
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Wendy Williamson Auditorium at the University of Alaska Anchorage