Essential Report

Voting for same sex marriage

Feb 10, 2015

Q. If a political party or candidate supported same-sex marriage would you be more likely to vote for them, less likely to vote for them or does it make no difference to your vote?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

More likely to vote for them

26%

32%

13%

67%

25%

Less likely to vote for them

19%

13%

28%

1%

38%

Makes no difference

48%

50%

54%

31%

35%

Don’t know

6%

5%

5%

1%

2%

26% say they would be more likely to vote for a candidate/party that supported same sex marriage, 19% say they would be less likely and 48% say it would make no difference to their vote.

Those more likely include women (32%), aged 18-34 (42%) and university educated (34%).

Those less likely include men (26%) and aged 65+ (31%).

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