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Mark Meckler shares Convention of States vision at Rider University

Published in Blog on November 30, 2018 by Convention Of States

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At an event organized by Turning Point USA Rider University and COS New Jersey, Convention of States Action President Mark Meckler shared the vision of Convention of States.

Check out his full speech below!

Video by Donald MacLeay, State Videographer for COS New Jersey.

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