Candidate Pledge to “Let Us Vote for a U.S. Balanced Budget Amendment”






U.S. President/U.S. Congress*State Legislature**

pledge to Support my Constituents’ Constitutional Right to Vote for a U.S. Balanced Budget Amendment.

* Candidates for President and U.S. Congress Pledge to SUPPORT both:

  • A U.S. Balanced Budget Amendment that at a minimum:
    1. Prohibits total federal spending from increasing faster than inflation up to 2% plus population with exceptions for national emergencies.
    2. Stipulates the state convention mode of ratification (a vote of the people).
  • The Let Us Vote for a Balanced Budget Amendment Resolution that:
    1. Sets the time and place (“call”) for an Article V Convention of States to propose a U.S. Balanced Budget Amendment,
    2. Voids any convention-proposed amendment unrelated to balancing the federal budget and
    3. Stipulates the state convention mode of ratification (a vote of the people).

** Candidates for State Legislature Pledge to:

  1. SUPPORT a Balanced Budget Amendment Article V Application in my state of: CA, CT, DE, HI, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MN, MT, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OR, RI, SC, VA, VT or WA.
  2. SUPPORT a State Law that prevents Amendment Convention Commissioners from proposing amendments unrelated to the subject(s) stipulated by my state legislature in: AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, HI, ID, IL, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, VT, VA, WA or WV.
  3. OPPOSE Rescission of The Balanced Budget Amendment Article V Application in my state of: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MI, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WI, WV or WY.
  4. URGE, my state’s Congressional Delegation to support a Balanced Budget Amendment proposed by Congress or the States, which, in either case, stipulates the state convention mode of ratification (a vote of the people).