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Nevada Marriage Amendment, Question 2 (2000)

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The Nevada Marriage Amendment, also known as Question 2 or the Definition of Marriage Act, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Nevada, where it was approved.

Aftermath

Question 2 was voted upon and approved for the second time in 2002, thereby being taken into effect.

Election results

Question 2 (Marriage)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 412,688 69.62%
No180,07730.38%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to provide that: "Only a marriage between a male and female person shall be recognized and given effect in this state?"[1]

The language that appeared in the voter's guide:

EXPLANATION
The proposed amendment, if passed, would create a new section to Article 1 of the Nevada Constitution providing that, 'Only a marriage between a male and female person shall be recognized and given effect in this state."[1]

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