2000 Referendum General Election Results - Virginia
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Data for this Contest was Contributed by rhenderson on 2007-02-11

  Referendum: Amendment 2Popular Vote
Yes 1,448,154 59.88%
No 970,269 40.12%
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Election Notes:
  • Amendment 2: "Shall the Constitution of Virginia be amended by adding a provision concerning the right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest game?"
  • Amend the Constitution of Virginia by adding in Article XI a section numbered 4 as follows:

    Section 4. Right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest game.

    The people have a right to hunt, fish, and harvest game, subject to such regulations and restrictions as the General Assembly may prescribe by general law.

Demographic Data

2000 Population:7,078,515Enum.2000 Population Density:69.0persons/km2
1990 Population:6,189,197Enum.1990 Population Density:60.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):102,548km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.4%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Virginia State Board of Elections. November 7th, 2000 General Elections, Virginia State Board of Elections (http://www.sbe.state.va.us/web_docs/election/results/2000/nov/nov2000/locconamendment2.htm) (accessed 11 Feb 2007)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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