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   CA Proposition 22 - California Defense of Marriage Act

ELECTION INFORMATION

Container

Limit on Marriage

Race Type

Referendum

Filing Deadline

11/30/1998 12:00 am

Polls Open

3/7/2000 7:00 am

Polls Close

3/7/2000 7:00 pm

Term Starts

3/8/2000 12:00 am

Term Ends

5/15/2008 12:00 pm

Database Record

Posted 8/12/2010, Updated 1/4/2014

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NARRATIVE

* Adds a provision to the Family Code providing that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. The Supreme Court of California ruled on May 15, 2008 that the proposition violated the State Constitution therefore nullifying this proposition. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Proposition_22_(2000)


DEBATES

EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

3/3/2000 3:00 am

General

'Prop 22' social referendum grips California voters


MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

 

Yes
(YES)
Announced 11/30/1999

4,618,673
61.35%

 

No
(NO)
Announced 11/30/1999

2,909,370
38.65%

 

Source for election returns: http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/2000-primary/props_summary.pdf http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/sov/2000-primary/props_ssov_congressional_dists.pdf


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