Faithful Delegate Act Supporters

The legislatures of 7 States have already passed laws that strengthen their ability to force Congress to act.
North Dakota
South Dakota
  • Similar legislation is pending in other states.
  • These “Faithful Delegate” laws give each state the power to replace and thus control potentially disobedient delegates if there ever was an Article V Convention.
  • If enacted by a majority of states with a majority of the population, they would give those states the power to threaten a convention, a majority of whose delegates would be limited to just an up or down vote on the Amendment states wanted.
  • Faced with the potential of such a threat Congress would almost certainly propose the Amendment states wanted to avoid the risk of a Convention that would be more powerful than Congress.
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