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Ballot Initiatives - Pending

See “ACR11” above under Pending Legislation – “The New Jersey Marriage Amendment”

Type & Purpose of Ballot Measure: Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment to provide that only the union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage.
Date: Introduced in the NJ Assembly on16 January 2014
Proposed/Sponsored By: Rep. Alison McHose, Rep. Parker Space, Rep. Jay Webber, Rep. John DiMaio, Rep. David Rible, and Rep. Chris Brown


  • Known as the “New Jersey Marriage Amendment,” this legislation may appear on the 4 November 2014 ballot in New Jersey as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would define marriage as the union between one man and one woman. This would effectively end the currently legal same-sex marriages in New Jersey.

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