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Alaska State Land Disposal, Proposition 3 (1976)

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The Alaska State Land Disposal Amendment, also known as Proposition 3, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have empowered the legislature to require legislative approval of "individual sales, leases or other dispositions" of state-owned lands.[1]

Election results

Alaska Proposition 3 (1976)
Defeatedd No64,74458.12%
Yes 46,652 41.88%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposition No. 3: This is a proposal to amend Article VIII, Section 10 of the Constitution of the State of Alaska to add a sentence which would empower the legislature by law to require legislative approval of individual sales, leases or other dispositions of state lands or interests in state lands. The amendment would, with respect to state land disposals, exempt the legislature from the constitutional prohibition against local and special legislation, vest the legislature with the veto power and vest the legislature with the executive power of administration and the judicial power of review.[2]

Constitutional changes

Proposition 3 would have amended Section 10 of Article VIII of the Alaska Constitution.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.