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Ballot Initiatives - Passed

South Carolina Amendment 1

Purpose of Ballot Measure:

  • The Constitutional Amendment outlawed the state from performing or recognizing any legal relationship other than that between one man and one woman.
  • The Amendment is unique in that it also specifically did not extend its effect to contracts between private parties.
  • It passed with 78% support in 2006.

Date Passed: 7 November 2006

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