Connecticut Prohibition of Disability Discrimination, Question 1 (1984)

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Connecticut Question 1 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1984.

  • The amendment was meant to amend the fifth article of the amendments to the constitution to prohibit discrimination against a person because of his or her physical or mental disability.

Election results

Connecticut Question 1 (1984)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 637,754 77.90%
No180,95522.1%

Official results via: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Statement of Vote," accessed August 4, 2013

Text of measure

Article fifth of the amendments to the constitution is amended to read as follows: No person shall be denied the equal protection of the law nor be subjected to segregation or discrimination in the exercise or enjoyment of his or her civil or political rights because of religion, race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex or physical or mental disability.[1][2]

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  1. Connecticut Secretary of State, "1965 Connecticut State Constitution," accessed June 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.