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The '''Alabama Interracial Marriage Amendment''', also known as '''Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2''', was a {{lrcafull}} on the [[Alabama 2000 ballot measures|November 7, 2000 ballot]] in [[Alabama]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://alabamavotes.gov/downloads/election/2000/general/2000g-amend.pdf Alabama Votes Election Results]</ref>
 
The '''Alabama Interracial Marriage Amendment''', also known as '''Proposed Statewide Amendment Number 2''', was a {{lrcafull}} on the [[Alabama 2000 ballot measures|November 7, 2000 ballot]] in [[Alabama]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://alabamavotes.gov/downloads/election/2000/general/2000g-amend.pdf Alabama Votes Election Results]</ref>
  
* The amendment repealed [[Article IV, Alabama Constitution#Section 102|Article IV, Section 102]] of the [[Alabama Constitution]], which had prohibited interracial marriages.
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The amendment repealed [[Article IV, Alabama Constitution#Section 102|Article IV, Section 102]] of the [[Alabama Constitution]], which had prohibited interracial marriages.
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==

Revision as of 17:56, 20 January 2014

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The amendment repealed Article IV, Section 102 of the Alabama Constitution, which had prohibited interracial marriages.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

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]

See also

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