Arizona Cockfighting as a Crime, Proposition 201 (1998)

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Arizona Proposition 201, also known as An Act Relating to Creating the Crime of Cockfighting, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Arizona as an initiated state statute. It was approved.[1]

Election results

Cockfighting as a Crime
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 666,058 68.1%
No312,36831.9%
Election results from Arizona Elections Department.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Would make cockfighting a Class 5 felony for knowingly owning, possessing, keeping or training a cock for cockfighting; cause any cock to fight or injure another cock for amusement or gain, or allowing cockfighting on a person's property; make it a Class 1 misdemeanor for being present at a cockfight.[2]

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