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Alaska Right of Privacy, Amendment 3 (August 1972)

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The Alaska Right of Privacy Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the August 22, 1972 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that the "right of the people to privacy is recognized and shall not be infringed".[1]

Election results

Alaska Amendment 3 (August 1972)
Approveda Yes 45,539 86.18%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

Ballot title

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska insuring the individual's right of privacy.[2]

Constitutional changes

The passing of Amendment 3 added Section 22 of Article I of the Alaska Constitution.

See also

Suggest a link

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Alaska Lieutenant Governor, "Alaska Constitutional Amendment Summary," accessed January 16, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.