Op-ed: General election ballot proposals could dramatically shape the future of New York

The political horse race during an election year can certainly be captivating as the nominees of each party jockey for our attention and, ultimately, our votes in November.

This year, however, arguably the most important items on our ballot are not the names of the candidates seeking to lead us forward. Instead, it’s the five proposed amendments to the State Constitution that have the capability to dramatically shape the future of New York state for years to come.

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