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Amendment defining marriage close to passing

With 39 percent of the expected vote counted, Amendment 2 had 62 percent support. Constitutional amendments must get 60 percent for adoption.

Florida also voted on whether to amend its constitution to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman, an effort pushed by religious conservatives despite that definition already existing in state law.

With 50 percent of the expected vote counted, the amendment had 62 percent support. In Florida, constitutional amendments must get 60 percent for adoption.

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