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Alabama Interracial Marriage, Amendment 2 (2000)

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The Alabama Interracial Marriage Amendment, also known as Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2, was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2000 ballot in Alabama, where it was approved.[1]

The amendment repealed Article IV, Section 102 of the Alabama Constitution, which had prohibited interracial marriages.

Election results

Alabama Amendment 2 (2000)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 801,725 59.49%
No545,93340.51%

Results via: USelectionatlas.org.

Text of measure

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to abolish the prohibition of interracial marriages. (Proposed by Act No. 1999-321)[2][3]

Changes to the Alabama Constitution

The passing of Alabama Interracial Marriage, Amendment 2 added Amendment 667 to the Alabama Constitution.

Path to the ballot

  • The amendment was proposed by Representative Holmes.
  • The amendment was also know as HB 13 (1999) and Act No. 1999-321.[4]

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