Decision on same sex marriage

Aug 25, 2015

Q. Do you think the issue of same sex marriage should be decided by Parliament or should there be a national vote?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Should be allowed to marry

Should not be allowed to marry

Should be decided by Parliament

22%

29%

20%

20%

24%

25%

19%

Should have a national vote

66%

62%

69%

73%

68%

69%

68%

Don’t know

12%

9%

11%

7%

8%

6%

13%

66% favour a national vote on same sex marriage and 22% think the issue should be decided by Parliament.
Support for a national vote is over 60% for all key demographic groups and similar for those in favour and those opposed to same sex marriage.

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