Alaska’s appetite for political reform could result in public funding for election campaigns. There’s a move to put it on the ballot and the deadline for signatures is approaching. They call it the “clean elections” measure, and they point out it’s completely voluntary — it does not violate the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment guarantee of freedom of expression.
Are you in favor of paying for elections with state funding?
- Alaskans for Clean Elections
- Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG)
- Complete text of the ballot measure (1.1MB, PDF)
- Tim June, sponsor of Alaska’s “Clean Elections” ballot measure
- Vic Fisher, member of Alaska’s original Constitutional Convention and political gadfly
- Live callers statewide
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