This editorial originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News:
Every 10 years, Alaskans decide whether to take a serious look at the Alaska Constitution and consider fundamental changes to our basic of self-governance.
It’s a good question to ask once a decade. Our constitution isn’t writ in stone. Fifty-five Alaskans of good will wrote it in Fairbanks in the mid-50s. They didn’t bring it down from the mountain.
But the fact that Alaskans have seen fit never to call a new convention testifies to the quality of their work.