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The '''Votes on Constitutional Amendments''' ballot question was on the [[Alaska 1974 ballot measures|August 22, 1974]] statewide primary election ballot in [[Alaska]] as a [[legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]].
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{{Elections and campaigns}}{{tnr}}The '''Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments, Amendment 1''' was on the [[1974 ballot measures#Alaska|August 22, 1974]] statewide primary election ballot in [[Alaska]] as a {{lrcafull}}, where it was '''approved'''.{{approved}}
  
 
At the time that this measure was placed on the ballot by the [[Alaska State Legislature]], legislatively-referred constitutional amendments were generally placed on the statewide '''primary''' election ballot in the state.  The purpose of this proposed amendment to the [[Alaska Constitution]] was to put proposed amendments to the constitution on '''general election''' ballots.
 
At the time that this measure was placed on the ballot by the [[Alaska State Legislature]], legislatively-referred constitutional amendments were generally placed on the statewide '''primary''' election ballot in the state.  The purpose of this proposed amendment to the [[Alaska Constitution]] was to put proposed amendments to the constitution on '''general election''' ballots.
  
The measure passed with 73.3% of the vote:
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments, Amendment 1
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| yes = 56,017
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| yespct = 73.3
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| no = 20,403
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| nopct = 26.7
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| image = {{approved}}
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* Yes: 56,017 {{approved}}
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==Text of measure==
* No: 20,403
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The ballot summary said,  
 
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<blockquote>''Shall section 1, article XIII of the Alaska Constitution be amended to provide that amendments to the Alaska Constitution shall be submitted to the voters, not at the next STATEWIDE election following their proposal by the legislature, but at the next GENERAL election.''</blockquote>
The ballot summary said, "Shall section 1, article XIII of the Alaska Constitution be amended to provide that amendments to the Alaska Constitution shall be submitted to the voters, not at the next STATEWIDE election following their proposal by the legislature, but at the next GENERAL election.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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* [[Article 13, Alaska Constitution]]
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* [[List of Alaska ballot measures]]
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* [[Alaska 1974 ballot measures]]
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* [[1974 ballot measures]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/74PRIM/74prim.pdf Alaska 1974 Primary election results]
 
* [http://ltgov.state.ak.us/constitution.php?section=amendments Alaska constitutional amendments summary]
 
* [http://ltgov.state.ak.us/constitution.php?section=amendments Alaska constitutional amendments summary]
 
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[[Category:Alaska 1974 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Elections and campaigns, Alaska]]
 
[[Category:Elections and campaigns, Alaska]]
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The Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments, Amendment 1 was on the August 22, 1974 statewide primary election ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.Approveda

At the time that this measure was placed on the ballot by the Alaska State Legislature, legislatively-referred constitutional amendments were generally placed on the statewide primary election ballot in the state. The purpose of this proposed amendment to the Alaska Constitution was to put proposed amendments to the constitution on general election ballots.

Election results

Alaska Votes on Constitutional Amendments, Amendment 1
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 56,017 73.3%
No20,40326.7%

Text of measure

The ballot summary said,

Shall section 1, article XIII of the Alaska Constitution be amended to provide that amendments to the Alaska Constitution shall be submitted to the voters, not at the next STATEWIDE election following their proposal by the legislature, but at the next GENERAL election.

See also

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