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Michigan Marriage Amendment, Proposal 2 (2004)

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Proposal 2 appeared on the November 2004 ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved.

The proposed constitution amendment would state that "the union of one man and one woman in marriage shall be the only agreement recognized as a marriage or similar union for any purpose." [1]

Election results

Proposal 2 (Marriage Amendment)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,698,077 58.6%
No1,904,31941.4%

Official results via: The Michigan Secretary of the State

Financing the campaign

The "yes" campaign spent $1,931,409 and the "no" campaign spent $854,212.[2]

Major donors to the "yes" side were:

  • Archdiocese of Detroit, $538,100.
  • Jointly, the Dioceses of Lansing, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Gaylord, Kalamazoo and Marquette, $461,900.
  • Family Research Council, $376,397.

Major donors to the "no" side were:

  • Human Rights Campaign, $231,081.
  • Jon Stryker, $20,000.

See also

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2004 Election Results via The Michigan Secretary of the State

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