Bond Proposition Passes, Constitutional Convention Loses Big

Voters approved Bond Proposition A Tuesday night. It would provide $453-million in bonds for transportation projects throughout the state. However, voters defeated the proposal for a constitutional convention convention. About 99 pct. of the votes had been counted by early Wednesday morning.
  • Bond Proposition A: Yes – 117,510             No – 90,219
  • Ballot Measure #1: Yes – 65,024                No – 138,640

Voters chose to retain all of the judges on the ballot. The closest vote was for Judge Sen Tan. There were 67,697 voting to retain, and 58,607 voting against.

Complete Alaska election results.

 

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