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Alaska Marriage Amendment, Measure 2 (1998)

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The Alaska Marriage Amendment, also known as Ballot Measure 2, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

Election results

Alaska Marriage Amendment, Measure 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 152,965 68.1%
No71,63131.9%

Results from the Alaska State Government.[1]

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said, "This measure would amend the Declaration of Rights section of the Alaska Constitution to limit marriage. The amendment would say that to be valid, a marriage may exist only between one man and one woman."

Changes to the Alaska Constitution

The passing of Alaska Marriage Amendment, Measure 2 added Article I, Section 25 to the Alaska Constitution.

Similar measures

The following are measures that banned or attempted to ban same-sex marriages. Note that a number of them have been overturned.

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