Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1

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Kentucky Constitutional Amendment 1[1] of 2004, is an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution that made it unconstitutional for the state to recognize or perform same-sex marriages or civil unions. The referendum was approved by 75% of the voters.[2]

The text of the amendment states:

Only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Kentucky. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized.[3]


Amendment 1[4]
Choice Votes  %
Referendum passed Yes 1,222,125 74.55
No 417,097 25.45
Total votes 1,639,222 100.00
Registered voters and turnout 3,057,741 53.6

See also


  1. 2004 Election Night Tally Results, Kentucky State Board of Elections. Accessed 18 December 2006.
  2. Election 2004 - Ballot Measures Accessed 30 November 2006.
  3. Kentucky Constitution, Section 233A, Kentucky Legislature. Accessed 18 December 2006.
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