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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 5. Amusements and Sports
- Chapter 15. Games of Chance and Contests of Skill
- Section 625. Procedure For Local Option Elections.
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AS 05.15.625. Procedure For Local Option Elections.
- (a) The local governing body of a municipality, whenever a number of registered voters equal to at least 10 percent of the
number of votes cast at the last regular municipal election petition the local governing body to do so, shall place
upon a separate ballot at the next regular election or at a special election the question set out in AS 05.15.620 that is the subject of the petition. The local
governing body shall conduct the election in accordance with the election ordinance of the municipality.
- (b) The lieutenant governor, whenever 10 percent of the registered voters residing within an established village petition
the lieutenant governor to do so, shall place upon a separate ballot at a special election the question set out in AS
that is the subject of the petition. The lieutenant governor shall conduct the election in the manner prescribed by AS
15 (Alaska Election Code).
- (c) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, an election under (a) or (b) of this section to remove a restriction on
charitable gaming imposed under AS 05.15.620
may not be conducted more than once every 12 months.
- (d) AS 29.26.110
- 29.26.160 apply to a petition under (a) of this
section in a general law municipality except the
- (1) number of required signatures is determined under (a) of this section rather than under AS 29.26.130
- (2) application filed under AS 29.26.110
must contain the question set out under AS 05.15.620
rather than containing an ordinance or resolution;
- (3) petition must contain the question set out under AS 05.15.620
rather than material required under AS 29.26.120
(a)(1) and (2).
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