Alaska Constitution Ratification, Proposition 1 (April 1956)
The Alaska Constitution Ratification Proposition, also known as Proposition 1 or Ordinance No. 1, was on the April 24, 1956 ballot in Alaska as a constitutional convention referral, where it was approved. The measure sought for the ratification of the Alaska Constitution designed by the Constitutional Convention of 1955-56.
While the constitution was ratified in 1956, Alaska was not admitted into statehood until January 3, 1959.
|Alaska Proposition 1 (April 1956)|
Election results via: The University of Alaska
Text of the proposal
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall the Constitution for the State of Alaska prepared and agreed upon by the Alaska Constitutional Convention be adopted?
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Path to the ballot
The question was officially agreed to by the Alaska Constitutional Convention on February 5, 1956.
- Alaska 1956 ballot measures
- 1956 ballot measures
- List of Alaska ballot measures
- History of Initiative & Referendum in Alaska
- Alaska Lieutenant Governor, "Ordinance No. 1 - Ratification of Constitution," accessed January 7, 2015
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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