2006 Initiative General Election Results - South Dakota
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by Z on 2007-01-03

* Unofficial Results *

  Initiative: Amendment C (Definition of Marriage)Popular Vote
Yes 172,305 51.83%
No 160,152 48.17%
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Election Notes:
  • Amendment C: amends the State Constitution to allow and recognize marriage only between a man and a woman. It would also prohibit the Legislature from allowing or recognizing civil unions, domestic partnerships or other quasi-marital relationships between two or more persons regardless of sex.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:814,180Enum.2010 Population Density:4.1persons/km2
2006 Population:783,033Est.2006 Population Density:4.0persons/km2
2000 Population:754,844Enum.2000 Population Density:3.8persons/km2
Land Area (2000):196,540km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.8%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: South Dakota Secretary of State. General Election Official Returns for Ballot Questions, South Dakota Secretary of State (http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/pastelections_electioninfo06_GEballotquestions.shtm) (accessed 03 Jan 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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