The Alaska Campaign Finance Reform Initiative
, also called Ballot Measure 1
, appeared on the August 22, 2006
primary election ballot in Alaska
as an indirect initiated state statute
, where it was approved.
| Alaska Campaign Finance Reform, Ballot Measure 1|
| Yes|| 113,130|| 73%|
Results according to the Alaska Elections Division.
Text of measure
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.
Campaign spending for the campaign for the measure:
- Big Money Out of Alaska Politics:$8,201
- Total: $8,201