Difference between revisions of "Alaska Constitutional Convention Question, Ballot Measure 1 (2012)"

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The measure would create a convention to revise, alter or amend the state constitution. The last time a constitutional convention question was on the ballot in the state [[Alaska Constitutional Convention, Measure 1 (2002)|was in 2002]]. That measure was defeated.  
 
The measure would create a convention to revise, alter or amend the state constitution. The last time a constitutional convention question was on the ballot in the state [[Alaska Constitutional Convention, Measure 1 (2002)|was in 2002]]. That measure was defeated.  
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==Text of the measure==
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The following is the ballot language that will appear before voters:<ref> [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/ei_general_bm.php ''Alaska Elections'', "Ballot Measures Appearing on the General Election Ballot", Retrieved October 4, 2012]</ref>
  
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{{quote|''Shall there be a constitutional convention?''}}
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
[[Article 13, Alaska Constitution#Section 3. Call by Referendum|Section 3 of Article 13]] of the [[Alaska Constitution]] calls for the question of whether to hold a convention to [[automatic ballot referral|automatically]] by placed on the ballot every ten years.  
 
[[Article 13, Alaska Constitution#Section 3. Call by Referendum|Section 3 of Article 13]] of the [[Alaska Constitution]] calls for the question of whether to hold a convention to [[automatic ballot referral|automatically]] by placed on the ballot every ten years.  

Revision as of 13:39, 4 October 2012


Constitutional Convention Question
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Type:Automatic ballot referral
Topic:Constitutional conventions
Status:On the ballot
The Alaska Constitutional Convention Question will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Alaska as an automatic ballot referral.[1]

The measure would create a convention to revise, alter or amend the state constitution. The last time a constitutional convention question was on the ballot in the state was in 2002. That measure was defeated.

Text of the measure

The following is the ballot language that will appear before voters:[2]

Shall there be a constitutional convention?[3]

Path to the ballot

Section 3 of Article 13 of the Alaska Constitution calls for the question of whether to hold a convention to automatically by placed on the ballot every ten years.

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