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The '''Alaska Term Limits Measure''' was an [[initiated state statute]] supporting U.S. Congressional term limits.  It was on the November general election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it passed with 63% of the vote.
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The '''Alaska Term Limits Measure''' was an [[initiated state statute]] supporting U.S. Congressional term limits.  It was on the [[Alaska 1994 ballot measures|November 1994]] general election ballot in [[Alaska]], where it passed with 63% of the vote.
  
 
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."
  
==Reference==
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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&R Institute ballot measure database for Alaska]
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! colspan="5" | Alaska Ban on Ballot Access for Incumbents (1994)
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Yes or no
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! style="width: 5em" |Votes
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! style="width: 7em" |Percentage
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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% precincts'''
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==External links==
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* [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/result94.htm#bal4 Election results]
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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&R Institute ballot measure database for Alaska]
  
 
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Revision as of 12:27, 13 December 2008

The Alaska Term Limits Measure was an initiated state statute supporting U.S. Congressional term limits. It was on the November 1994 general election ballot in Alaska, where it passed with 63% of the vote.

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."

Alaska Ban on Ballot Access for Incumbents (1994)
Yes or no Votes Percentage
15px-600px-Yes check.png Yes 126,960 63%
No 74,658 37%
Total votes 201,618 100% precincts

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