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  Initiative: Life Begins at the Moment of Fertilization Amendment (Initiative 26)Popular Vote
No 500,459 57.63%
Yes 367,991 42.37%
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Election Notes:
  • Statewide Initiative Measure No. 26 Should the term 'person' be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning or the equivalent thereof? The Legislative Budget Office has concluded there is no determinable cost or revenue impact associated with this initiative. Yes No
  • Initiative #26 “Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Mississippi: SECTION 1. Article III of the constitution of the state of Mississippi is hearby amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION TO READ: SECTION 33. Person defined. As used in this Article III of the state constitution, “The term ‘person’ or ‘persons’ shall include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning or the functional equivalent thereof.”
  • BALLOT TITLE: Should the term “person” be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent thereof? BALLOT SUMMARY: Initiative #26 would amend the Mississippi Constitution to define the word “person” or “persons,” as those terms are used in Article III of the state constitution, to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof.
Demographic Data

2011 Population:2,984,926Est.2011 Population Density:24.6persons/km2
2010 Population:2,967,297Enum.2010 Population Density:24.4persons/km2
Land Area (2000):121,488km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Mississippi Secretary of State. Official Tabulation of Vote for Statewide Initiative Measure No. 26, Mississippi Secretary of State (http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/results/statewide/Statewide%20Initiative%20Measure%2026%20-%20General%20Election%2) (accessed 18 May 2013)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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