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Alaska Statehood Act, Measure 1 (1996)

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Alaska Ballot Measure 1, also known as the Constitutional Amendment Concerning Statehood Act Change, was on the November 5, 1996 election ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Alaska Statehood Act, Measure 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 157,936 69%
No71,08231%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said:

"This proposed amendment to Alaska's Constitution defines how the state would agree to a change to the Alaska Statehood Act. This amendment provides that any changes to the Statehood Act proposed by congress must be approved in one of two ways: 1) By a majority vote of Alaskan voters in an election, or 2) by a two-thirds vote of the state legislature."[2]

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Statehood Act, Measure 1 amended Article XII, Section 14 of the Alaska Constitution.

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