Alaska Chief Justice Election by Supreme Court, Amendment 4 (August 1970)
|Not on ballot|
- Selected from among the court's justices by a majority vote.
- The term of office should be three years.
- Terms as chief justice may not be consecutive.
|Alaska Chief Justice Election by Supreme Court, Amendment 4|
Text of measure
The ballot summary said,
This provision amends the State Constitution by the addition of language prescribing that the chief justice of the supreme court shall be selected from among the justices of the court by a majority vote of the justices. The provision further delineates the chief justice's term in office as three years and that although a justice may serve more than one term as chief justice, such terms may not be consecutive.
Changes to the Alaska Constitution
Judicial reform in 1970
- Alaska Term of Office Judicial System Administrator, Amendment 5 (August 1970)
- Arizona Commission on Judicial Qualifications Amendment, Proposition 103 (1970)
- Florida Judicial System Restructuring, Amendment 3 (1970)