A strong majority of Americans support holding a “Convention of States” to limit spending by the federal government and its overall power, according to new survey data. Conducted by The Trafalgar Group, the poll is the latest example Americans’ lack of support for the economic policies of the federal government. The poll included 1,000 likely voters and was conducted in early July 2022. The data revealed cross-party support for reining in the federal government’s spending and executive powers by ratifying Constitutional amendments proposed during a potential Convention of States. A Convention of States is a process outlined in the U.S.
The prospect of a contested convention sends chills down the spines of Democratic Party strategists. Read: Donna Brazile. If no candidate has a majority at the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee this summer, the party faces the prospect of all their backroom dealings playing out on live television. “A brokered convention would be an ugly act of self-sabotage,” wrote Edward Burmila on the left-wing Nation website. Perhaps spurred by these warnings, the remaining non-Bernie candidates dropped out over the past week, endorsing Joe Biden on their way out. But don’t discount a contested convention yet. How a candidate collects delegates