WHITSON v. ANCHORAGE

No. 5469.

632 P.2d 232 (1981)

Carl WHITSON, Individually and as Officer, Agent, or Employee of the Libertarian Party, and the Libertarian Party, Appellants, v. ANCHORAGE, a Municipal Corporation, Appellee.

Supreme Court of Alaska.

August 7, 1981.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George Trefry, Holland & Trefry, Anchorage, for appellants.

Donald L. Starks, Asst. Municipal Atty., and Theodore D. Berns, Municipal Atty., Anchorage, for appellee.

Before RABINOWITZ, C.J., and CONNOR, BURKE, MATTHEWS and COMPTON, JJ.


OPINION

PER CURIAM.

In 1977, Carl Whitson presented a petition to the Anchorage municipal clerk to have an initiative placed on the next election ballot. The initiative, if it had passed, would have amended the Anchorage Municipal Charter by adding the following article:

Section 14.10(e). Any new tax and any increase in any tax rate must be ratified by a majority of those voting on the question at a regular...

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