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Alaska Financial Disclosure, Initiative 2 (August 1974)

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The Alaska Financial Disclosure Initiative, also known as Initiative 2, was on the August 22, 1974 ballot in Alaska as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was approved. The measure required candidate for the positions of governor, lieutenant governor, legislators, justices, judges, magistrates, department heads, and members of state boards and commissions to file public statements of their personal finances.[1]

Election results

Alaska Initiative 2 (August 1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 57,094 71.15%
No23,15128.85%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Initiative Petition No. 2

This initiative would require the governor, lieutenant governor, legislators, justices, judges, magistrates, department heads, and members of state boards and commissions to file public statements of their personal finances. Each candidate for elective state office must submit his statement at the time of filing for office. Statements must specify: sources of items of income over $100, identity and nature of the person's and his household's business interests and interests in real property and trusts, loans over $500, contracts with the state, and resource extraction leases. Penalties for violation of disclosure requirements are fine, imprisonment or forfeiture of office.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.