Tuesday, November 02, 2004|
Ballot issues ~ Florida abortion notice, medical malpractice amendments leading; same-sex ban leading in MS, OK
Jeannie Shawl at 8:44 PM ET
[JURIST Election Special] Voters in Florida are considering several amendments, including Amendment 1, on parental notification of a minor's abortion, and Amendment 3, limiting contingency agreements in medical malpractice cases. With over 17% of the precincts reporting:
Amendment 1 (parental notification of minor's abortion)
Yes 1,028,026 (65.6%)
No 538,231 (34.4%)
Amendment 3 (medical malpractice limits)
Yes 1,022,302 (64.9%)
No 553,432 (35.1%)
Mississippi voters considered a constitutional amendment [PDF] to ban same-sex marriage. Very early results show 123 votes in favor, 10 votes against.
Oklahoma voters also considered an amendment [PDF] to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. With 15% of precincts reporting:
Yes 23,108 (73.52%)
No 8,322 (26.48%)
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