Ballot issues ~ Florida abortion, medical malpractice amendments, AR same-sex marriage ban all passing

[JURIST Election Special] In Alabama, voters considered an amendment that would remove from the state constitution language on segregated schools, the right to an education, and poll taxes. Read background on the amendment. With the first two Alabama precincts reporting, there are 537 votes in favor of the amendment, 469 against

Arizona voters considered Proposition 200, which would require people registering to vote to prove their US citizenship. More information on the proposition can be found here (pro-Proposition 200 website) and here (anti-Proposition 200 website). Early returns are not yet available.

Updating results from Florida, with over 46% of the precincts reporting:

Amendment 1 (parental notification of minor's abortion)
Yes 2,205,075 (64.4%)
No 1,216,664 (35.6%)

Amendment 3 (medical malpractice limits)
Yes 2,200,669 (64.0%)
No 1,236,751 (36.0%)

Arkansas voters considered an amendment [PDF] to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. CNN reports early results, with 2% of precincts reporting:

Yes 97,264 (70%)
No 40,720 (30%)



 

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