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A '''constitutional revision''' is a holistic and fundamental change to a [[state constitution]], in contrast to a [[constitutional amendment]], which is a piecemeal change to part of a constitution.
 
A '''constitutional revision''' is a holistic and fundamental change to a [[state constitution]], in contrast to a [[constitutional amendment]], which is a piecemeal change to part of a constitution.
  
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Whether a particular change to a constitution is a revision, or an amendment, is a gray area that has been the subject of litigation.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:05, 9 August 2009

A constitutional revision is a holistic and fundamental change to a state constitution, in contrast to a constitutional amendment, which is a piecemeal change to part of a constitution.

Whether a particular change to a constitution is a revision, or an amendment, is a gray area that has been the subject of litigation.