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Alaska 2006 ballot measures

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Four ballot measures were on the 2006 ballot in Alaska. Two were on the August 22 statewide primary ballot, and two on the November general election ballot. All four were citizen-initiated indirect state statutes.

  • Altogether, pro and con, $3,074,052 was spent on 2006 Alaskan ballot measure campaigns.[1]
  • 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.

August 2006 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Status Yes No
IDS Campaign Finance Initiative Elections Places more restrictions on spending Passed 113,130 41,386
IDS Shipping Tax Initiative Category:Taxes, Alaska Tax certain types of shipping vessels, including cruise lines Passed 81,693 75,432

November 2006 ballot

Type Title Subject Description Status Yes No
IDS 90 Day Legislative Session Administration of Government 90 day session Passed 117,675 113,832
IDS Gasline Now! Taxes New tax on oil and gas leases Failed 80,909 152,889

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External links


  1. Follow the Money, Alaska 2006 ballot measure spending