Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 10. Home Rule Municipalities
Section 40. Charter Commission Candidates.
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AS 29.10.040. Charter Commission Candidates.

(a) A candidate for a charter commission of an existing municipality shall have been qualified to vote in municipality for at least one year immediately preceding the charter commission election.

(b) A charter commission candidate is nominated by a petition signed by at least 50 voters or the number of voters equal to 10 percent of the number of votes cast in the municipality during the last regular election, whichever is less. A nomination petition shall be filed with the municipal clerk on or before a date fixed by the governing body.

(c) If at least seven nominations for qualified charter commission candidates are not filed, the petition or resolution calling for a charter commission is void and an election on the question may not be held.

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