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The '''Utah Marriage Amendment''', also known as "Constitutional Amendment 3," appeared on the [[2004 ballot measures|November 2004 statewide ballot]] in [[Utah]] as a {{lrcafull}}, where it was '''approved''', but later '''overturned''' by the {{JP|United States District Court for the District of Utah|U.S. District Court for Utah}}.<ref>[http://elections.utah.gov/Media/Default/Documents/Election_Results/General/2004Gen.pdf 2004 Utah Amendment Results]</ref><ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/gay-marriage-rulings-okla-utah-build-momentum-21547701 ''ABC News'', "Gay Marriage Rulings in Okla., Utah Build Momentum," January 16, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Election results==
 
==Election results==

Revision as of 07:46, 24 March 2014

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Marriage and Family
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The Utah Marriage Amendment, also known as "Constitutional Amendment 3," appeared on the November 2004 statewide ballot in Utah as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved, but later overturned by the U.S. District Court for Utah.[1][2]

Election results

Utah Constitutional Amendment 3 (2004)
OverturnedotOverturned Case:Kitchen v. Herbert 
ResultVotesPercentage
Yes 593,297 65.86%
No307,48834.14%

Election Results via: The Utah Lieutenant Governor

Financing

About $522,000 was spent promoting the measure and about $780,000 was spent to defeat it. Bruce Bastian was the largest donor, individually and through a foundation giving $364,000 to the opposition campaign.

Text of measure

The language on the ballot said:

Shall the Utah Constitution be amended to provide that: (1) marriage consists only of the legal union between a man and a woman; and (2) no other domestic union may be recognized as a marriage or given the same or substantially equal legal effect?

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