Essential Report

Decision on same sex marriage

Sep 22, 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

Aug 2015

Should be decided by Parliament

21%

26%

21%

29%

16%

22%

Should have a national vote

67%

66%

69%

64%

75%

66%

Don’t know

12%

8%

10%

7%

9%

12%

67% favour a national vote on same sex marriage and 21% think the issue should be decided by Parliament. This represents little change since this question was asked in August.

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