The clause “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” is now officially part of the California state constitution (as of November 5, 2008).
The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments for and against the legality of the passage of Proposition 8. In the 6-1 decision, the Supreme Court judges ruled to uphold Proposition 8. Read, watch, or listen to the oral arguments and surrounding news on the California Courts website.
RESULTS OF THE POPULAR VOTE ON PROPOSITION 8 (NOV 5, 2008)
|Yes 52.5%||No 47.5%|
|5,387,939 votes||4,883,460 votes|
|Precincts reporting: 100.0%|