Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1
|Elections in Kentucky|
Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1 of 2004, is an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution that made it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriages or civil unions. The referendum was approved by 75% of the voters.
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.
|Registered voters and turnout||3,057,741||53.6|
- 2004 Election Night Tally Results, Kentucky State Board of Elections. Accessed 18 December 2006.
- CNN.com Election 2004 - Ballot Measures Accessed 30 November 2006.
- Kentucky Constitution, Section 233A, Kentucky Legislature. Accessed 18 December 2006.
- "2004 General Election Turnout Rates". United States Election Project. June 4, 2013.
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