Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 9 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit lucyburns.org.
Ballotpedia's coverage of elections held on March 3, 2015, was limited. Select races were covered live, and all results will be added once the merger is complete.

Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments, Amendment 1 (August 1974)

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Voting on
Elections and Campaigns
Campaignsandelections.jpg
Ballot Measures
By state
By year
Not on ballot
Alaska Constitution
Seal of Alaska.jpg
Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIVXV
Ordinances
123
Amendments

The Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the August 22, 1974 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure provided that legislatively-referred constitution amendments shall appear on general election ballots, rather than primary election ballots.[1]

Election results

Alaska Amendment 1 (August 1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 56,017 73.30%
No20,40326.70%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Constitutional Amendment Ballot
Title: Time of Voting on Constitutional Amendments

Proposition: Shall section 1, article XIII of the Alaska Constitution be amended to provide that amendments to the Alaska Constitution shall be submitted to the voters, not at the next statewide election following their proposal by the legislature, but at the next general election.[2]

Constitutional changes

The passing of Amendment 1 amended Section 1 of Article XIII of the Alaska Constitution.

See also

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

External links

References

  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.