Difference between revisions of "Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative, Measure 1 (August 2006)"

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[[Category:Alaska 2006 ballot measures]]
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Revision as of 15:34, 5 September 2008

The Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative, also called Ballot Measure 1 was on the August 22, 2006 primary election ballot in Alaska. It passed with 73% of the vote. [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.


  1. Alaska 2006 August primary election results