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{{TOCnestright}}The '''Alaska Term Limits Measure''', also known as '''Ballot Measure 4''', was an {{iissfull}} supporting U.S. Congressional term limits.  It was on the [[Alaska 1994 ballot measures|November 8, 1994]] general election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/94GENR/result94.htm#bal1 Alaska State Government 1994 election results]</ref>
 
{{TOCnestright}}The '''Alaska Term Limits Measure''', also known as '''Ballot Measure 4''', was an {{iissfull}} supporting U.S. Congressional term limits.  It was on the [[Alaska 1994 ballot measures|November 8, 1994]] general election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/94GENR/result94.htm#bal1 Alaska State Government 1994 election results]</ref>
  
===1994 election results===
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==Election results==
 
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|yes=126,960
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|no=74,658
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:15px-600px-Yes check.png|14px]] Yes
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| align="right" | '''126,960'''
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| align="right" | '''63%'''
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| colspan="2" |  No
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| align="right" | 74,658
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| align="right" | 37%
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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| align="right" | '''201,618'''
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| align="right" | '''100%'''
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The vote on this measure became moot when the U.S. Supreme Court decided ''[[U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton]]'' in 1995.
 
The vote on this measure became moot when the U.S. Supreme Court decided ''[[U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton]]'' in 1995.
  
==Text of the proposal==
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==Text of measure==
  
 
The ballot language said, "This initiative would ban ballot listing for some candidates for Congress. It would apply to candidates for U.S. Senator who have, at the end of the current term, been a senator 12 of the last 18 years. It would also apply to candidates for U.S. Representative who have, at the end of the current term, been a Representative 6 of the last 12 years. These candidates may still receive write-in votes. The ban would not take effect until 24 other states adopt similar bans or Congressional term limits. Service in Congress before then would not be counted toward the ban."
 
The ballot language said, "This initiative would ban ballot listing for some candidates for Congress. It would apply to candidates for U.S. Senator who have, at the end of the current term, been a senator 12 of the last 18 years. It would also apply to candidates for U.S. Representative who have, at the end of the current term, been a Representative 6 of the last 12 years. These candidates may still receive write-in votes. The ban would not take effect until 24 other states adopt similar bans or Congressional term limits. Service in Congress before then would not be counted toward the ban."
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* [http://www.ncsl.org/LegislaturesElections/ElectionsCampaigns/BallotMeasuresDatabase/tabid/16580/Default.aspx National Conference of State Legislatures Ballot Measures Database]
 
* [http://www.ncsl.org/LegislaturesElections/ElectionsCampaigns/BallotMeasuresDatabase/tabid/16580/Default.aspx National Conference of State Legislatures Ballot Measures Database]
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* [http://www.iandrinstitute.org/New%20IRI%20Website%20Info/I&R%20Research%20and%20History/I&R%20at%20the%20Statewide%20Level/Usage%20history/Alaska.pdf I and R Institute, History of Alaska's Initiatives]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:33, 20 April 2012

The Alaska Term Limits Measure, also known as Ballot Measure 4, was an indirect initiated state statute supporting U.S. Congressional term limits. It was on the November 8, 1994 general election ballot in Alaska, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Alaska Term Limits, Measure 4
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 126,960 63%
No74,65837%

The vote on this measure became moot when the U.S. Supreme Court decided U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton in 1995.

Text of measure

The ballot language said, "This initiative would ban ballot listing for some candidates for Congress. It would apply to candidates for U.S. Senator who have, at the end of the current term, been a senator 12 of the last 18 years. It would also apply to candidates for U.S. Representative who have, at the end of the current term, been a Representative 6 of the last 12 years. These candidates may still receive write-in votes. The ban would not take effect until 24 other states adopt similar bans or Congressional term limits. Service in Congress before then would not be counted toward the ban."

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