Alaska Prohibition of Wolf Snares, Measure 9 (1998)

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Alaska Ballot Measure 9, also known as the Bill prohibiting trapping wolves with snares, was on the November 7, 1998 election ballot in Alaska. It failed, with 37.3% of voters in favor.[1]

Text of the proposal

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This bill would prohibit a person form using a snare with the intent of trapping a wolf. It would also prohibit a person from possessing, buying, selling or offering to sell the skin of a wolf known by the person to have been caught with a snare. Breaking the law would be a Class A misdemeanor.


  1. Alaska 1998 election results