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   Proposed Statewide Amendment No. 1 (Education Lottery)

ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Lottery

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

11/30/-0001 12:00 pm

Polls Open

10/12/1999 6:00 am

Polls Close

10/12/1999 11:00 pm

Term Starts

10/13/1999 12:00 pm

Term Ends

12/31/9999 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 4/15/2005, Updated 2/15/2014

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NARRATIVE

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to establish an Alabama Education Lottery, to fund the Alabama HOPE Scholarship Program for colleges and universities, and junior, technical, or community colleges, to fund voluntary pre-kindergarten programs, to fund technology in the public schools; to create an Alabama Education Lottery Corporation to regulate and administer the lottery; to prohibit the operation of casinos; to limit the expenditure of the proceeds to specified education and school purposes; to require the proceeds to be used to increase funding for education and not to take the place of existing education revenues; and to allow the Legislature to implement the Alabama Education Lottery through appropriate general law. (Proposed by Act No. 99-08)


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RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

No
(NO)

672,802
54.21%

 

Yes
(YES)

568,289
45.79%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/dl3.cfm?trgturl=election/1999/1999sce.xls&trgtfile=1999sce.xls


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