Montana Initiative 96
|Elections in Montana|
Initiative 96 of 2004 is a ballot initiative that amended the Montana Constitution to prevent same-sex marriages from being conducted or recognized in Montana. The Initiative passed via public referendum on November 2, 2004 with 67% of voters supporting and 33% opposing.
The text of the adopted amendment, which is found at Article XIII, section 7 of the Montana Constitution, states:
Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state.
|Registered voters and turnout||699,114||63.41|
- CNN.com Election 2004 - Ballot Measures Accessed 30 November 2006.
- The Montana Constitution" Hosted on the Montana Legislature's website. Accessed 30 November 2006.
- "2004 General Election Turnout Rates". United States Election Project. June 4, 2013.
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