Alaska Right of Privacy, Amendment 3 (August 1972)

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The Alaska Right of Privacy, Amendment 3 was on the August 22, 1972 statewide primary election ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.Approveda

Voters were asked whether they wanted to amend Article I of the Alaskan Constitution to adding a new section asserting the privacy rights of Alaska citizens.

Election results

Alaska Right of Privacy, Amendment 3
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 45,539 86.2%
No7,30313.8%

Text of measure

The ballot summary said,

Shall article I of the Alaska Constitution be amended by adding a new section to read: RIGHT OF PRIVACY. The right of the people to privacy is recognized and shall not be infringed. The legislature shall implement this section.

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Right of Privacy, Amendment 3 amended Article I, Section 22 of the Alaska Constitution.

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