North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1
|Elections in North Dakota|
North Dakota Constitutional Measure 1 of 2004, is an amendment to the North Dakota Constitution that makes it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriages or civil unions. The referendum was approved by 73% of the voters.
The text of the amendment states:
Marriage consists only of the legal union between a man and a woman. No other domestic union, however denominated, may be recognized as a marriage or given the same or substantially equivalent legal effect.
|Registered voters and turnout||482,722||63.24|
- Election Results, 2004 General Election, North Dakota Secretary of State Election Management System. Accessed 20 December 2006.
- CNN.com Election 2004 - Ballot Measures Accessed 30 November 2006.
- North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, section 28. Accessed 20 December 2006.
- "2004 General Election Turnout Rates". United States Election Project. June 4, 2013.
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