Alaska Authorization to Issue Veterans’ Housing Bonds, Measure 2 (1982)

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The Alaska Authorization to Issue Veterans’ Housing Bonds Amendment, also known as Measure 2, was on the November 2, 1982 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure expanded the state's authority to incur indebtedness by allowing the state to issue bonds for veterans' housing loans.[1]

Election results

Alaska Measure 2 (1982)
Approveda Yes 111,463 60.69%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Ballot Measure No. 2
Constitutional Amendment
Veterans’ Housing Bonding Authority
CS HJR 71 (SA)

This amendment to Article IX, section 8, of the Alaska Constitution would expand the State's authority to incur indebtedness by allowing the State to issue general obligation bonds for veterans' housing loans. The Constitution currently permits the State to issue bonds secured by the general obligation of the State only for capital improvements.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 27, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.