Alaska Financial Disclosure, Initiative 2 (August 1974)

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The Alaska Financial Disclosure, Initiative 2 appeared on the August 22, 1974 primary election ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.Approveda

It was the fourth initiative ever to appear on the Alaskan ballot and the second to be approved.

Election results

Alaska Financial Disclosure, Initiative 2
Approveda Yes 57,094 71.15%

Text of measure

The language on the ballot said,

This initiative would require the governor, lieutenant governor, legislators, justices, judges, magistrates, department heads, and members of state boards and commissions to file public statements of their personal finances. Each candidate for elective state office must submit his statement at the time of filing for office. Statements must specify: sources of items of income over $100, identity and nature of the person's and his household's business interests and interests in real property and trusts, loans over $500, contracts with the state, and resource extraction leases. Penalties for violation of disclosure requirements are fine, imprisonment or forfeiture of office.

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