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{{TOCnestright}}The '''Alaska Term Limits Measure''' 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]], appearing on the ballot as '''Ballot Measure No. 4'''. It passed with 63% of the vote.
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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>
  
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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===1994 election results===
  
 
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! colspan="5" | Alaska Congressional Term Limits (1994)
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! colspan="5" | Alaska Congressional Term Limits
 
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Yes or no
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Yes or no
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:15px-600px-Yes check.png|14px]] '''Yes'''
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:15px-600px-Yes check.png|14px]] Yes
| align="right" | 126,960
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| align="right" | '''126,960'''
 
| align="right" | '''63%'''
 
| align="right" | '''63%'''
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"           | 201,618
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| align="right" | '''201,618'''
| align="right"           | '''100%'''
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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.
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==Text of the proposal==
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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."
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:10, 1 July 2011

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]

1994 election results

Alaska Congressional Term Limits
Yes or no Votes Percentage
15px-600px-Yes check.png Yes 126,960 63%
No 74,658 37%
Total votes 201,618 100%

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

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."

External links



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