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  Florida Marriage Protection Amendment
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Parents > United States > Florida > Constitutional Amendments > 2008 Initiatives and Referenda > Marriage Protection
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline 00, 2008 - 11:00am
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 06:00pm
Term Start January 01, 2009 - 12:00am
Term End January 01, 9999 - 12:00am
Turnout 75.00% Registered 43.10% Total Population
ContributorCBlock941
Last ModifiedMr. Matt April 11, 2012 11:04pm
Data SourcesFlorida SOS [Link]
Description Ballot Measure 2

This amendment protects marriage as the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife and provides that no other legal union that is treated as marriage or the substantial equivalent thereof shall be valid or recognized.

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60% of the vote is required for passage.
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
08/01/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
No 5 ------
Yes 4 1 2 --
Leaning Call: Yes (70.59%)
Weighted Call: 0 (0.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/02/2008 10/21/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
Certified Votes4,890,883 (61.92%) 3,008,026 (38.08%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,882,857 (-23.84%)  
Predict Avg.56.00% 44.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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MATCHUP POLLS (5 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.37%-- 35.26%--  
Mason-Dixon 
10/20/08-10/21/08
56.00% -- 37.00% --
Research 2000 
10/13/08-10/15/08
53.00% -- 26.00% --
Mason-Dixon 
10/04/08-10/06/08
55.00% -- 34.00% --
Miami Herald/St. Petersburg Times 
09/14/08-09/17/08
58.00% -- 37.00% --
Quinnipiac University 
09/02/08-09/04/08
55.00% -- 41.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
AENM Angry Russian
NPA Alveda King Beal [L]
R William "Bill" McCollum Jr.
D Jim Naugle
LBT Jed
LBT Smart
  South Florida Sun-Sentinel
D Some say...
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 23, 2008 07:00pm Blog Entry Amend 2 backers say proposal’s failure will lead children to gay lifestyle  Article The Sunset Provision 
Sep 30, 2008 12:00pm News Orlando protesters target Magic owner for support of gay-marriage ban  Article The Sunset Provision 

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