Missouri Marriage Definition, Amendment 2 (August 2004)

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The Missouri Marriage Amendment, also known as Constitutional Amendment 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the August 3, 2004 primary election ballot in Missouri, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Constitutional Amendment 2 (Marriage Definition)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,055,771 70.6%
No439,52929.4%

Official results via: Missouri Secretary of State - Elections Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended so that to be valid and recognized in this state, a marriage shall exist only between a man and a woman?[2]

Financing the campaign

The "yes" campaign spent $29,613, while the "no" campaign spent $488,189.[3]

Donors to the pro-side included:

  • Coalition to Protect Marriage in Missouri, $21,499.

Donors to the anti-side included:

  • Human Rights Campaign, $111,750.
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, $20,500.
  • ACLU of Eastern Missouri, $11,500.

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