The sense of Congress is that...

The state legislatures should call for a convention to adopt a constitutional amendment to balance the budget. Congress has demonstrated that it will never adopt that amendment on its own.

204

47%

231

53%

The minority position is that having the states call for a convention to amend the constitution is a bad idea. We could never limit a convention to just one subject, and who knows what mischief a convention could do to our constitution.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, June 20-June 23, 2010, N=290, margin of error +/-5.75%