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Doom for Democrats: State-by-State Homosexual Marriage Votes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Baptist Press) — Every state that has voted on the issue of marriage at the ballot has affirmed the traditional definition of marriage being between a man and a woman.

Following is a list of each state that has voted on the issue. Unless noted, each vote involved a constitutional marriage amendment. Passage of the various proposals has come by an average margin of 67-33 percent.

1998
Alaska, 68-32 percent
Hawaii, 69-31 percent

2000
California, 61-39 percent1
Nevada, 70-30 percent (first of two required votes)

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2002
Nevada, 67-33 percent (second of two required votes)

2004
Arkansas, 75-25 percent
Georgia, 76-24 percent
Kentucky, 75-25 percent
Louisiana, 78-22 percent
Michigan, 59-41 percent
Mississippi, 86-14 percent
Missouri, 71-29 percent
Montana, 67-33 percent
North Dakota, 73-27 percent
Ohio, 62-38 percent
Oklahoma, 76-24 percent
Oregon, 57-43 percent
Utah, 66-34 percent

2005
Kansas, 70-30 percent

2006
Alabama, 81-19 percent
Colorado, 56-44 percent
Idaho, 63-37 percent
South Carolina, 78-22 percent
South Dakota, 52-48 percent
Tennessee, 81-19 percent
Virginia, 57-43 percent
Wisconsin, 59-41 percent

2008
Arizona, 56-44 percent2
California, 52-48 percent
Florida, 62-38 percent

2009
Maine, 53-47 percent3

2012
North Carolina, 61-39 percent

  1. California’s 2000 vote was an initiative and not a constitutional amendment. []
  2. Arizona voters defeated a marriage amendment in 2006, only to pass one two years later. []
  3. Maine’s initiative was not a constitutional amendment but a “people’s veto” that overturned a gay “marriage” law. []
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