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Alaska Voting Age, Amendment 1 (August 1970)

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The Alaska Voting Age, Amendment 1 was on the August 25, 1970 statewide primary ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.Approveda

Election results

Alaska Voting Age, Amendment 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 36,590 53.96%
No31,21646.04%

Text of measure

The ballot summary said,

This provision amends Article V of the State Constitution which provides for a voting age of nineteen years. The amendment would permit persons eighteen years of age, or older, to vote in any state or local election.

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Voting Age, Amendment 1 amended Article V, Section 1 of the Alaska Constitution.

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