Alaska Cost of Relocating State Capital, Proposition 3 (1978)
The Alaska Cost of Relocating State Capital Initiative, also known as Proposition 3, was on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Alaska as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure required that all costs associated with moving the state's capital be determined beforehand and "that a bond issue including all bondable costs of capital relocation be approved by a majority of voters prior to the expenditure of state money to relocate the capital."
|Alaska Proposition 3 (1978)|
Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This proposal would require that all costs of the capital relocation be determined. All costs include: moving personnel and offices to the relocation site; planning, building, furnishing, using and financing a new capital having facilities equal to those at the current capital and those required by the 1974 capital move initiative; and the social, economic and environmental impact to the present and relocation sites. In addition, it would require that a bond issue including all bondable costs of capital relocation be approved by a majority of voters prior to the expenditure of state money to relocate the capital.
- Moving the Capital: A History of Ballot Measures
- Alaska Constitutional Amendments
- Alaska Department of Elections 1978 Results
- ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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