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Alaska Voting Age, Amendment 1 (August 1970)

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The Alaska Alaska Voting Age Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the August 25, 1970 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure lowered the voting age to 18 years old.[1]

Election results

Alaska Amendment 1 (August 1970)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 36,590 53.96%
No31,21646.04%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska establishing the voting age at 18 years.[2]

Constitutional changes

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

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Alaska Lieutenant Governor, "Alaska Constitutional Amendment Summary," accessed January 16, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.