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Alaska Capital Site Selection (1976)

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The Alaska Capital Site Selection Ballot Question was on the November 2, 1976 statewide general election ballot in Alaska.[1]

Election results

Alaska Capital Site Selection (1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd Larson Lake 33,170 31.42%
Defeatedd Mount Yenlo 16,169 15.32%
Approveda Willow 56,219 53.26%

Election results via: State of Alaska Division of Elections


Text of measure

The ballot summary said:

The capital site selection committee has selected three potential capital sites which are set out below. The law provides that the qualified voters of the state are entitled to vote for one of the alternate capital sites selected by the committee and that the site receiving the greatest number of votes shall be the site of the new capital city of Alaska.[1][2]

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