Alaska Constitutional Convention Question, Ballot Measure 1 (2012)
|Constitutional Convention Question|
|Type:||Automatic ballot referral|
|Status:||On the ballot|
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:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||Shall there be a constitutional convention?||”|
Legislative Affairs Agency summary
This question relates to a call for a constitutional convention. At the convention the state constitution may be amended or revised, subject to approval by the voters. Under the state constitution, the voters must have the chance to vote on the question of whether there should be a constitutional convention if there has not been a convention during the last ten years. There has not been a convention in the last ten years. This question asks voters to say whether there should be a constitutional convention.
Path to the ballot
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