October 26, 2010 – Hour 1

Every 20 years Maryland voters must vote on whether they want to convene a constitutional convention.  Some argue that such a convention offers a rare opportunity for voters to change the way our government works.  Others say that the process would be too expensive, or a boon for special interests.  Joining us to discuss the question are:

Every 20 years Maryland voters must vote on whether they want to convene a constitutional convention.  Some argue that such a convention offers a rare opportunity for voters to change the way our government works.  Others say that the process would be too expensive, or a boon for special interests.  Joining us to discuss the question are:

J. H. Snider – Political Scientist and President of iSolon.org

Jamie Raskin – Maryland State Senator from the 20th district and constitutional law professor at American University

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