Alaska 2008 ballot measures

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Five statewide ballot measures were on the August 26, 2008, ballot and November 4, 2008, ballot in Alaska.

On the ballot

August 26:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Measure 1 Gambling Establishes an Alaskan Gaming Commission Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 2 Hunting Prohibits shooting of grizzly bears by aircraft Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 3 Campaigns Provides public funding for legislative campaigns Defeatedd
IndISS Measure 4 Water Imposes water quality standards on new large scale metallic mineral mining operations Defeatedd

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description Result
BI Proposition A Bonds Issues $315,050,000 in bonds for transportation projects Approveda

Not on the ballot

See also: Proposed ballot measures that were not on a ballot
Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Anti-Corruption Elections and campaigns Would prohibit publicly funded lobbying On for 2010
IndISS Healthcare reform Healthcare Certificate of need requirement apply only to certain facilities Petition deadline: September 15, 2008
IndISS Fisheries Conservation Environmental Reform An Act to restore fisheries conservation and habitat protection functions to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Under review by Lt. Governor
IndISS Pollution Zone Environment Prohibiting pollution mixing zones in salmon and other fisheries Under review by the Lt. Governor
IndISS Protect Alaska's Clean Water Act v.3 (2008) Environment Restrict release of pollutants from mining In litigation
LRCA Alaska House Joint Resolution 2 (2008) Gambling Requires voter & legislative approval to open gaming operations Approved by the House

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