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New Illinois: Creating a New State – 4th Constitutional Convention
October 27 @ 5:30 pm - October 28 @ 5:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the fourth session of a Constitutional Convention for a New State. New Illinois’ Convention will be held at the Chateau Hotel & Conference Center in Bloomington, Illinois on Friday evening, October 27, 2023 and all day Saturday, October 28, 2023. The Friday evening and Saturday presentations will be open to the public.
Registration will be from 3:00 – 4:15 PM and again at 5:00 – 5:45 PM on Friday. Social hour will be from 5:45 – 6:30; VIP reception will also be from 5:45 – 6:30.
Friday evening dinner will be followed by a keynote address by Paul Preston, President of New California. When New Illinois started in June, 2018, we had no idea how to go about pursuing a new state. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, we decided to contact people from other states who had already been down this path. We were fortunate to have connected with Paul and New California. They knew the constitutional process and provided mentorship for us.
Saturday will once again feature Paul Preston, along with an information session led by New Illinois Vice Chairman and Hancock County Chairman Larry Mulch. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Saturday will also include a presentation on the financial considerations for a new state and the progress on the New Illinois Constitution.
Tickets including meals must be purchased in advance. The deadline is Monday, October 23. Purchased at https://www.tickettailor.com/events/newillinois/1031786 . Tickets without meals may be purchased online up until October 26. They can also be purchased at the door but will include a surcharge. Hotel information is also available at this link.