Election '08

L.A. County suspends same sex marriages

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Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:17 PM

According to a Los Angeles County press release issued moments ago, County Registrar Dean Logan is suspending his department's issuing of marriage licenses or civil marriages for same-sex couples, after reviewing California Secretary of State Debra Bowen's canvass results of Proposition 8.

Logan's office stated that Logan will maintain his current order unless he gets a court order or is required to act otherwise by a "state regulatory agency."

Statewide Semi-Official Election Night results (source: California Secretary of State):

08 - Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry

YES: 5,358,796 52.5%

NO: 4,866,831 47.5%

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