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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.   
 
'''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.   
  
This is a [[Initiated constitutional amendment|citizen-initiated constitutional amendment]].
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This measure is a [[Initiated constitutional amendment|citizen-initiated constitutional amendment]].
  
 
==Text of the proposal==
 
==Text of the proposal==

Revision as of 15:59, 29 September 2008

Nevada Question 2, also known as An initiative relating to the definition of marriage, was on the November 7, 2002 election ballot in Nevada. It passed, with 66.9% of voters in favor.

This measure is a citizen-initiated constitutional amendment.

Text of the proposal

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.)

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?"

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."

See also

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