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

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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)
Approveda Yes 56,017 73.30%

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.

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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.