Q. Currently a male child takes precedence over a female child in succeeding the British throne, even if he is younger than his older sister. In your opinion, should the laws relating to the Royal Family be changed to allow the first born to become King or Queen regardless of whether they are male or female?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|The law should change so the first born child succeeds the throne regardless of gender||61%||69%||59%||77%|
|The law should remain the same so that male heirs have priority||13%||9%||17%||4%|
61% agreed that the law should change so the first born child succeeds the throne and only 13% think the law should remain the same so that male heirs have priority. These results are very similar to a poll conducted in UK in April which showed 60% agreeing with a law change and 18% opposed (Angus Reid Public Opinion).
A majority of all demographic and voter groups supported a law change.
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