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Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative, Measure 1 (August 2006)

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The Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative, also known as Measure 3, was on the August 22, 2006 ballot in Alaska as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure decreased the maximum amount an individual may give a candidate or group from $1,000 to $500, and decreased the amount an individual may give a political party from $10,000 to $5,000. The measure also decreased the amount a group may give a candidate or group from $2,000 to $1,000, and the amount a group may give to a political party from $4,000 to $1,000.[1]

Election results

Alaska Measure 1 (August 2006)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 113,130 73.00%
No41,83627.00%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This initiative would decrease the maximum amount an individual may give a candidate or group from $1,000 to $500, and decrease the amount an individual may give a political party for any purpose from $10,000 to $5,000. It would decrease the amount a group may give a candidate, or group, from $2,000 to $1,000. It would decrease the amount a group may give to a political party from $4,000 to $1,000. It would require groups to disclose the name, address, occupation, employer, date and amount given by each contributor for contributions more than $100 during a calendar year. It would reduce from 40 to 10 the hours a person who is not a professional lobbyist could lobby in any 30-day period before having to register as a lobbyist. It would require legislators, public members of the select committee on legislative ethics, and legislative directors to disclose outside income sources greater than $1,000.

SHOULD THIS INITIATIVE BECOME LAW?

YES
NO[2]

Support

Campaign contributions

Campaign spending for the campaign in support of the measure:[3]

  • Big Money Out of Alaska Politics:$8,201
  • Total: $8,201

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Alaska Department of Elections, "2006 Official Election Pamphlet: Ballot Measures," accessed February 9, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Follow The Money, "Donors"