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First published in SameSame, October 21, 2011
The Labor Party can expect a swing in its favour of almost 5% if it supports marriage equality, a new national poll has found.
The national poll of over 1,000 registered voters by Galaxy Research found almost half of Green voters and a third of young voters would be more likely to vote Labor if it adopted a new policy allowing same-sex couples to marry.
The poll asked: “If the Labor Party officially supported same-sex marriage, would you be more likely to vote Labor, less likely to vote Labor, or would your vote not be affected?”