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The '''Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative''', also called '''Ballot Measure 1''', was on the [[Alaska 2006 ballot measures|August 22, 2006]] primary election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it was '''approved.'''
 
The '''Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative''', also called '''Ballot Measure 1''', was on the [[Alaska 2006 ballot measures|August 22, 2006]] primary election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it was '''approved.'''
  
==Election results==
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* Yes: 113,130 (73%) {{approved}}
 
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* No: 41,386 (27%)
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! colspan="5" | Alaska Campaign Finance Reform
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| colspan="2" | '''Yes''' {{approved}}
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| align="right" | 113,130
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| align="right" | '''73%'''
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| colspan="2" |  No
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| align="right" | 41,386  
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| align="right" | 27%
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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| align="right"            | 154,516
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| align="right"            | 100%
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Results according to Alaska Division of Elections.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/06prim/data/results.htm Alaska 2006 election results]</ref>
 
Results according to Alaska Division of Elections.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/06prim/data/results.htm Alaska 2006 election results]</ref>

Revision as of 12:30, 19 August 2009

The Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative, also called Ballot Measure 1, was on the August 22, 2006 primary election ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.

  • Yes: 113,130 (73%) Approveda
  • No: 41,386 (27%)

Results according to Alaska Division of Elections.[1]

Text of the proposal

This initiative would decrease the maximum amount an individual may give a candidate or group from $1,000 to $500, and decrease the amount an individual may give a political party for any purpose from $10,000 to $5,000. It would decrease the amount a group may give a candidate, or group, from $2,000 to $1,000. It would decrease the amount a group may give to a political party from $4,000 to $1,000. It would require groups to disclose the name, address, occupation, employer, date and amount given by each contributor for contributions more than $100 during a calendar year. It would reduce from 40 to 10 the hours a person who is not a professional lobbyist could lobby in any 30-day period before having to register as a lobbyist. It would require legislators, public members of the select committee on legislative ethics, and legislative directors to disclose outside income sources greater than $1,000.

References

  1. Alaska 2006 election results