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{{pt1}} [[Alaska 2007 ballot measures|2007]] {{pt2}} [[Alaska 2004 ballot measures|2004]] {{pt3}}'''Four statewide ballot questions''' appeared on the [[2006 ballot measures|2006 ballot]] in the state of [[Alaska]].   
Alaskan voters considered a total of '''four ballot propositions''' in 2006.  Two appeared on the August 22 statewide primary ballot, and two on the November general election ballot.
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* Two were on the primary ballot
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* Two were on the general election ballot.  
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* All four were {{iissfull}}s.
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* Altogether, $3,074,052 was spent on 2006 Alaskan ballot measure campaigns.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_ballot_measures.phtml?s=AK&y=2006 Follow the Money, Alaska 2006 ballot measure spending]</ref>
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* Wording for 17 [[initiative|citizen initiatives]] was submitted, but only 4 qualified for the ballot.
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==On the ballot==
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* Wording for '''17 [[initiative|citizen initiatives]]''' was submitted, but only '''4 qualified'''.
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==See also==
 
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* From 1960, the first year Alaskans voted on an initiative, through 2006, Alaskans considered a total of 41 statewide initiatives, approving 22 and rejecting 19.
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* [[2006 ballot measures]]
 
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* [[List of Alaska ballot measures]]
==What was on the August ballot==
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* [[Alaska Legislature]]
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* [[List of ballot measures by state]]
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* [[Laws governing the initiative process in Alaska]]
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| [[Indirect initiated state statute|IDS]] || [[Alaska Campaign Finance Reform (2006)|Campaign Finance Initiative]] || [[:Category:Elections and campaigns, Alaska|Elections]] || Places more restrictions on spending || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span> || 113,130 || 41,386
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| [[Indirect initiated state statute|IDS]] || [[Alaska Shipping Tax (2006)|Shipping Tax Initiative]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Alaska]] || Tax certain types of shipping vessels, including cruise lines || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span> || 81,693 || 75,432
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== What was on the November ballot ==
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| [[Indirect initiated state statute|IDS]] || [[Alaska 90-Day Legislative Session (2006)|90 Day Legislative Session]] || [[Administration of government ballot initiatives|Administration of Government]] || 90 day session  || <span style="color:green">'''Passed'''</span> || 117,675 || 113,832
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| [[Indirect initiated state statute|IDS]] || [[Alaska Gasoline Now! Initiative (2006)|Gasoline Now!]] || [[:Category:Taxes, Alaska|Taxes]] || New tax on oil and gas leases || <span style="color:red">'''Failed'''</span> || 80,909 || 152,889
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==See also:==
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*[[Alaska 2006 citizen initiatives]]
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*[[List of Alaska ballot measures 1960-present]]
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*[[Laws governing the initiative process in Alaska]]
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*[[Campaign finance requirements for Alaska ballot measures]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ Alaska Elections Website]
* [http://ltgov.state.ak.us/initiatives.php Alaska Elections Website]
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* [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/06prim/data/results.htm Alaska 2006 August primary election results]
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*[http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Alaska.pdf I and R Institute, History of Alaska's Initiatives]
 
*[http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Alaska.pdf I and R Institute, History of Alaska's Initiatives]
*[http://www.ncsl.org/ncsldb/elect98/irsrch.cfm National Conference of State Legislatures, Initiative and Referenda information]
 
  
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==References==
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[[Category:Alaska 2006 ballot measures]]

Revision as of 12:59, 29 June 2012

2007
2004
Four statewide ballot questions appeared on the 2006 ballot in the state of Alaska.
  • Two were on the primary ballot
  • Two were on the general election ballot.
  • All four were indirect initiated state statutes.
  • Altogether, $3,074,052 was spent on 2006 Alaskan ballot measure campaigns.[1]
  • Wording for 17 citizen initiatives was submitted, but only 4 qualified for the ballot.

On the ballot

August 22:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Measure 1 Elections Decreases the maximum amount individuals and groups may give to political parties and politicians Approveda
IndISS Measure 2 Taxes Places various taxes on cruise ships and cruise ship passengers Approveda

November 7:

Type Title Subject Description Result
IndISS Measure 1 Legislature Decreases the length of legislative sessions from 121 days to 90 days Approveda
IndISS Measure 2 Taxes Levies a tax on certain natural gas resources under state lease Defeatedd

See also

Alaska

External links

References