Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1

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Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1[1] of 2004, is an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution that makes it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriages or civil unions. The referendum was approved by 75% of the voters.[2]

The text of the amendment states:

Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Kentucky. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized.[3]

Results[edit]

Amendment 1[4]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 1,222,125 74.55
No 417,097 25.45
Total votes 1,639,222 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 3,057,741 53.6

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2004 Election Night Tally Results, Kentucky State Board of Elections. Accessed 18 December 2006.
  2. ^ CNN.com Election 2004 - Ballot Measures Accessed 30 November 2006.
  3. ^ Kentucky Constitution, Section 233A, Kentucky Legislature. Accessed 18 December 2006.
  4. ^ "2004 General Election Turnout Rates". United States Election Project. June 4, 2013. 

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