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Alaska Compensation of Judicial Qualifications Commission, Amendment 2 (August 1968)

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The Alaska Compensation of Judicial Qualifications Commission Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the August 27, 1968 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that justices, judges and members of the judicial council shall receive compensation as prescribed by law.[1]

Election results

Alaska Amendment 2 (August 1968)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 27,156 60.3%
No17,46739.7%

Election results via: Alaska Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

This proposition would amend that section of the State Constitution specifying that justices, judges and members of the judicial council shall receive compensation as prescribed by law; the amendment would permit the legislature to establish the compensation of members of the commission on judicial qualifications by statute in addition to that of the other designated individuals.[2]

Constitutional changes

The passing of Amendment 2 amended Article IV, Section 13 of the Alaska Constitution.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sitka Sentinel, "Sample Primary Election Ballot," August 27, 1968
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.