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Alaska Runoff Voting Initiative, Measure 1 (August 2002)

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Alaska Run-Off Voting Initiative, Measure 1, also called Initiative Implementing Alternative Voting Electoral System was on the August 27, 2002 primary election ballot in Alaska as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was defeated.Defeatedd
Alaska 2002 voter guide

Election results

Alaska Run-Off Voting Initiative, Measure 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No69,68363.7%
Yes 39,666 36.3%


Results according to Alaska Division of Elections.[1]

Text of measure

The description of the measure on the ballot was,

This bill enacts preferential voting for state and federal elections, except governor. Voters would rank one to five candidate choices per office. A candidate who receives a majority of first choice votes would be elected. If no candidate gets a majority vote, the candidate with fewest first choice votes is defeated. Then, remaining candidates receive the next choice votes of voters whose first choice candidate was defeated. This process continues until one candidate gets a majority of the combined votes. In a primary election, a voter may only rank candidates within one party.

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