Alaska Legislative Conflicts of Interest, Proposition 2 (1980)

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The Alaska Legislative Conflicts of Interest Amendment, also known as Proposition 2, was on the November 4, 1980 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have eliminated the provision prohibiting legislators, during his or her term of office and for one year thereafter, from "taking a state office or position of profit" that received a salary or emoluments increase while the individual was a legislator.[1]

Election results

Alaska Proposition 2 (1978)
Defeatedd No99,70567.94%
Yes 47,054 32.06%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Ballot Proposition 2
Constitutional Amendment
Disqualification of Legislators

This is a proposal to eliminate the prohibition which exists during his term of office and for one year thereafter against a legislator's taking a state office or position of profit, during his term of office and for one year thereafter, the salary or emoluments of which were increased while he was a member. It retains the prohibition against taking an office which was created while he was a member.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 27, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.