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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 2 was on the August 27, 1968 statewide primary ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

It was one of the first three measures to be referred to the Alaska ballot by the Alaska State Legislature subsequent to the time that Alaska became a state on January 3, 1959.

Election results

Alaska Compensation of Judicial Qualifications Commission, Amendment 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 27,156 60.3%
No17,46739.7%

Text of measure

The ballot summary said,

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.

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Compensation of Judicial Qualifications Commission, Amendment 2 amended Article IV, Section 13 of the Alaska Constitution.

Judicial reform in 1968

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