Nevada Question 1 (2022): The equality of rights amendment

In Politics by Michael Rae


The Nevada Legislature referred Question 1 to the voters as a proposed constitutional amendment appearing on the 2022 ballot. As a legislatively referred constitutional amendment, the measure had to be approved by lawmakers in two consecutive legislative sessions, and it would be ratified by gaining a majority of voters’ support in the November 2022 election.  In 2019 and 2021, state senators approved the measure by a vote of 18-3, while the state assembly approved it by votes of 33-8 and 30-12, respectively.

Question 1 would enshrine a modified version of the federal Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) into the Nevada Constitution. The