Alaska Bonds for Transportation, Proposition A (2008)

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A Bonds for Transportation ballot measure was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.

It authorizes the state government to issue bonds in the amount of $315,050,000.

Election results

Alaska Bonds for Transportation
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 187,961 63.6%
No107,62436.4%

Results according to the Alaska Elections Division.[1]

Text of the proposition

The measure enacted the following provisions:

  • Authorizes $315,050,000 in bonds for transportation spending.

Perspective from NTU

The Bonding Proposition authorizes $315,050,000 in bonds for transportation spending. Over the life of the bond, this form of borrowing could cost taxpayers twice the original amount to pay back.[2]

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