Alaska Gambling Board Initiative, Measure 2 (August 1990)

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The Alaska Gambling Board Initiative, also known as Measure 2, was on the August 28, 1990 ballot in Alaska as an indirect initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have created the Alaska Gambling Board. The measure would have also required local elections to be held in an area.[1]

Election results

Alaska Measure 2 (August 1990)
Defeatedd No90,82764.29%
Yes 50,446 35.71%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

If passed, this initiative would create the Alaska Gambling Board. Local elections would be required before gambling would be allowed in an area. (Gambling run by charities is governed by other laws.) The board would issue one-year, nontransferable licenses to the state, municipalities, or other groups, if they complied with the board's rules. Gambling workers would have to get permits from the board. The board would received a percentage of the money made from gambling as fees. Violations of some parts of the bill would be crimes.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Southeast Alaska's Island News, "Who are the candidates in the Primary Election?" August 27, 1990
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.