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President, Convention of States
Mark Meckler is a constitutional activist who co-founded several grassroots organizations including Convention of States Action, Citizens for Self-Governance, and Tea Party Patriots. As a prominent grassroots activist, he appears regularly on a wide variety of television outlets, including MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, and Bloomberg and regularly writes for a variety of publications like USA Today, The Hill, The Daily Caller, and TownHall.
After many years in California, he, his wife Patty, and their two Great Danes now enjoy life in Texas. They have two adult children.
ABOUT CONVENTION OF STATES
The Convention of States organization boasts a grassroots network of over 5 million citizens and an organized team of volunteer leaders in every state. Its mission is to restore a culture of self-governance in America and to curtail federal overreach through a limited Article V Convention to propose constitutional amendments that impose limitations on the size and scope of the federal government, including a balanced budget requirement and term limits for federal officials.
Its prominent endorsers include Mark Levin, Ben Shapiro, Senator Rand Paul, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sean Hannity, Senator Ben Sasse, Dr. James Dobson, Pete Hegseth, and Gov. Mike Huckabee.
ARTICLES BY MARK MECKLER
Mick Mulvaney’s Guide to Exploiting the Trump Swamp
By Mark Meckler - The New York Times, Apr 27, 2018
Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump loved to rev up his red-hat-wearing crowds with the refrain “Drain the swamp.” Those people knew that Washington is a marshy swamp filled with... Read More
Yes, Trump can pardon himself -- and the left's endless quest for magic bullets to stop him won't work
By Mark Meckler - Fox News, June 5, 2018
In the zeal to prosecute President Donald Trump, the special counsel may not encroach upon the Constitution. Recently, a confidential letter Trump’s legal team sent to Special Counsel Robert Mueller... Read More
The Department of Education is scaring parents with wildly exaggerated school shooting stats
By Mark Meckler - Washington Examiner, Sept. 4, 2018
It’s easy to get spooked when you see news of school shootings on television and social media. It often seems like these incidents are on the rise. But how prevalent are they really?... Read More