The Alaska Constitution Ratification Proposition, also known as Ordinance No. 1 was a constitutional convention referral on the April 24, 1956 ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.
- The proposition sought for the ratification of the Alaska Constitution designed by the Constitutional Convention of 1955-56.
While the constitution was ratified in 1956, Alaska was not admitted into statehood until January 3, 1959.
| Alaska Proposition 1 (April 1956)|
| Yes|| 17,477|| 68.12%|
Results via: The University of Alaska
Text of the proposal
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the Constitution for the State of Alaska prepared and agreed upon by the Alaska Constitutional Convention be adopted?
Yes [ ] No [ ]
Path to the ballot
- The question was officially agreed to by the Alaska Constitutional Convention on February 5, 1956.