Connecticut Sex Discrimination Ban, Question 1 (1974)

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Connecticut Question 1 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1974.

  • The amendment was meant to amend Section 20 of the first article of the constitution to prohibit discrimination on account of sex.

Election results

Connecticut Question 1 (1974)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 460,711 77.28%
No135,42722.72%

Official results via: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Statement of Vote," accessed August 3, 2013

Text of measure

Section 20 of article first of 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 or sex.[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.