Nebraska Gambling Laws by Initiatives Amendment, Measure 417 (2004)

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The Nebraska Gambling Laws by Initiatives Amendment, also known as Initiative Measure 417, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 2, 2004 ballot in Nebraska, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative Measure 417 (Gambling Laws by Initiative Measure)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No380,42451.1%
Yes 363,478 48.9%

Official results via: Nebraska Blue Book 2008-09 (p.266)

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

A vote "FOR" will amend the Nebraska Constitution to provide that the people may enact laws by initiative measure to provide for the authorization, operation, regulation, and taxation of all forms of games of chance.
A vote "AGAINST" will not cause the Nebraska Constitution to be amended in such manner.
Shall the Nebraska Constitution be amended to provide that the people may enact laws by initiative measure to provide for the authorization, operation, regulation, and taxation of all forms of games of chance?[1]

Support

The measure was sponsored by a pro-gambling organization calling itself Keep the Money in Nebraska. The same group sponsored three other initiatives in 2004:

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