United States elections, 2000
On November 7, 2000, the United States had a general election.
United States House of Representatives
Republicans lost two seats in the House, while Democrats gained 1 seat and 1 independent, Virgil Goode, was elected.
United States Senate
The 33 seats in the United States Senate Class 1 were up for election plus one special election. The Senate became split 50-50 until 2001 when Senator Jim Jeffords left the Republican Party and caucused with the Democrats.
Some of the major American cities that held their mayoral elections in 2000 included:
Initiatives and Referenda
- State constitutional amendments prohibiting same-sex marriage and civil unions is passed in Arkansas and Nevada passes constitutional ban on same-sex marriage only, but it doesn't go into effect because the Nevada Constitution requires two ballot votes for citizen-initiated constitutional amendments.
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