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{{VAConstitution}}{{tnr}}The '''Virginia Marriage Amendment''' was on the [[Virginia 2006 ballot measures|November 2006 ballot]] in [[Virginia]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/ElectionResults/2006/Nov/htm/index.htm Virginia 2006 Election Results]</ref><ref> [http://www.pamspaulding.com/weblog/2006/01/virginias-marriage-amendment-proceeds.html ''Pam's House Blend'', "Virginia's marriage amendment proceeds", January 15, 2006]</ref>
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{{VAConstitution}}{{tnr}}The '''Virginia Marriage Amendment''' was on the [[Virginia 2006 ballot measures|November 7, 2006 ballot]] in [[Virginia]], where it was '''approved'''.<ref> [http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/ElectionResults/2006/Nov/htm/index.htm Virginia 2006 Election Results]</ref><ref> [http://www.pamspaulding.com/weblog/2006/01/virginias-marriage-amendment-proceeds.html ''Pam's House Blend'', "Virginia's marriage amendment proceeds", January 15, 2006]</ref>
  
* Yes: 1,328,537 (57.1%) {{approved}}
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==Election results==
* No: 999,687 (42.9%)
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Election Results via: [http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/ElectionResults/2006/Nov/htm/index.htm Virginia State Board of Elections]
  
 
==Ballot wording==
 
==Ballot wording==
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==Campaign finance==
 
==Campaign finance==
  
Donors for the campaign '''for''' the measure:<ref> [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/ballot.phtml?m=208 ''Follow the Money'', "Donors"]</ref>
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Donors to the campaign '''for''' the measure:<ref> [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/ballot.phtml?m=208 ''Follow the Money'', "Donors"]</ref>
  
 
* VA4 Marriage.org: $354,135  
 
* VA4 Marriage.org: $354,135  
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* Total: $415,170  
 
* Total: $415,170  
  
Donors for the campaign '''against''' the measure:
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Donors to the campaign '''against''' the measure:
  
* Commonwealth Coalitio Inc.: $1,399,803  
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* Commonwealth Coalition Inc.: $1,399,803  
 
* Equality Virginia Referendum CMTE: $148,337  
 
* Equality Virginia Referendum CMTE: $148,337  
 
* Total: $1,548,139  
 
* Total: $1,548,139  
 
* Overall Total: $1,963,309
 
* Overall Total: $1,963,309
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[Virginia 2006 ballot measures]]
 
* [[Virginia 2006 ballot measures]]
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* [[2006 ballot measures]]
 
* [[Virginia State Senate]]
 
* [[Virginia State Senate]]
 
* [[Virginia House of Delegates]]
 
* [[Virginia House of Delegates]]
  
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[[Category:Virginia 2006 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Virginia 2006 ballot measures]]
 
[[Category:Marriage and family, Virginia]]
 
[[Category:Marriage and family, Virginia]]
 
[[Category:Marriage and family, 2006]]
 
[[Category:Marriage and family, 2006]]

Revision as of 15:01, 9 June 2012

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The Virginia Marriage Amendment was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in Virginia, where it was approved.[1][2]

Election results

Virginia Question 1 (2006)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,328,537 57.06%
No999,68742.94%

Election Results via: Virginia State Board of Elections

Ballot wording

The ballot wording said:

"Shall Article I (the Bill of Rights) of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to state: "That only a union between one man and one woman may be a marriage valid in or recognized by this Commonwealth and its political subdivisions. This Commonwealth and its political subdivisions shall not create or recognize a legal status for relationships of unmarried individuals that intends to approximate the design, qualities, significance, or effects of marriage. Nor shall this Commonwealth or its political subdivisions create or recognize another union, partnership, or other legal status to which is assigned the rights, benefits, obligations, qualities, or effects of marriage."?

Campaign finance

Donors to the campaign for the measure:[3]

  • VA4 Marriage.org: $354,135
  • VIrginia Catholic Conference: $27,567
  • Building a Better Virginia-Referendum Committee: $18,782
  • Focus on the Family Marriage Amendment Committee: $14,686
  • Total: $415,170

Donors to the campaign against the measure:

  • Commonwealth Coalition Inc.: $1,399,803
  • Equality Virginia Referendum CMTE: $148,337
  • Total: $1,548,139
  • Overall Total: $1,963,309

See also

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