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'''Nevada Question 2''', also known as '''An initiative relating to the definition of marriage''', was on the [[Nevada 2002 ballot measures|November 7, 2002]] election ballot in [[Nevada]].  It passed, with 66.9% of voters in favor.
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The '''Nevada Marriage Amendment''', also known as '''Question 2''' or the '''Protection of Marriage Initiative''', was an {{icafull}} on the [[Nevada 2002 ballot measures|November 7, 2002]] election ballot in [[Nevada]], where it was '''approved'''.
  
==Text of the proposal==
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This was the second vote on proposed amendment, the first being in [[Nevada Marriage Amendment, Question 2 (2000)|2000]].  The amendment took effect with the second approval by voters.
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==Election results==
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{{short outcome
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|title= Question 2 (Marriage)
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|yes=337,197
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|yespct=67.20
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|no=164,573
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|nopct=32.80
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}}
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Official results via: [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Division/Research/VoteNV/BallotQuestions/2002.pdf Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division]
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==Text of measure==
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
 
The language that appeared on the ballot:
  
(NOTE - First approved by the voters in 2000. Nevada requires constitutional initiatives to be approved at two successive general elections.)
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:''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?"''<ref name="guide"/>
  
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?"
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The language that appeared in the voter's guide:
  
EXPLANATION
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:''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."
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:''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."''<ref name="guide">[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Division/Research/VoteNV/BallotQuestions/2002.pdf ''Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division'', 2002 Ballot Question Guide with Election Results]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[List of Nevada ballot measures]]
 
* [[Nevada 2002 ballot measures]]
 
* [[Nevada 2002 ballot measures]]
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* [[2002 ballot measures]]
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* [[Nevada Marriage Amendment, Question 2 (2000)]]
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==External links==
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* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Division/Research/VoteNV/BallotQuestions/2002.pdf Ballot Question Guide with Election Results]
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* [http://nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2002General/ElectionSummary.aspx 2002 Nevada General Election Results]
  
==Reference==
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==References==
* [http://www.ncsl.org/programs/legismgt/elect/dbintro.htm National Conference of State Legislatures Ballot Measures Database]
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[[Category:Marriage and family, Nevada]]
 
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The Nevada Marriage Amendment, also known as Question 2 or the Protection of Marriage Initiative, was an initiated constitutional amendment on the November 7, 2002 election ballot in Nevada, where it was approved.

This was the second vote on proposed amendment, the first being in 2000. The amendment took effect with the second approval by voters.

Election results

Question 2 (Marriage)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 337,197 67.20%
No164,57332.80%

Official results via: Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau - Research Division

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

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]

See also

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