- Alaskans voted to again make the private use of marijuana a crime.

- Washington, D.C., voters turned back an attempt to restore the right of homeless people to city-financed overnight shelter.- Arizonans defeated a 20 percent cut in auto insurance rates.

- Maine voters abolished the state's tough blue laws that force most big retailers to close on Sundays.

- Oregonians made it illegal not to use seat belts in cars. They also voted to experiment with replacing welfare benefits with low-pay jobs, but the program would require approval from Congress.

- Seattle voters retained spousal benefits for unmarried companions of municipal employees. San Franciscans passed a less-sweeping measure allowing unmarried couples to register their relationships with city officials but without conferring formal benefits.

- Residents of Sacramento, Calif., and surrounding Sacramento County rejected a merger that would have created the nation's seventh-largest city.