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Alaska Veto of Bills Amendment (1976)

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The Alaska Action on Veto of Bills Amendment ballot question was on the November 2, 1976 statewide general election ballot in Alaska as a proposed legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to the Alaska Constitution, where it was approved.

  • Yes: 71,829 Approveda
  • No: 39,980

The ballot summary said, "This proposal would amend Article II, Section 9 (dealing with special sessions of the legislature) and Article II, Section 16 (dealing with legislative action on vetoed bills) of the Alaska Constitution. It provides specific procedures and time periods for the reconsideration of bills vetoed by the governor after the adjournment of a regular session. Bills vetoed after adjournment of the first regular session of a legislature would be reconsidered no later than the fifth day of the second session or - if called - of a special session of that legislature."

Election results

Alaska Veto of Bills Amendment (1976)
Yes or no Votes Percentage
15px-600px-Yes check.png Yes 71,829 64%
No 39,980 36%
Total votes 111,809 100%

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Veto of Bills Amendment amended Article II, Sections 9 and 16 of the Alaska Constitution.

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