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Oct 21, 2011

Swing to Labor if it supports marriage equality

First published in Star Observer, October 21, 2011

Labor can expect a swing in its favour of almost 5% if it supports marriage equality, a new national poll has found.

The poll by Galaxy Research found almost half of Greens voters and a third of young voters would be more likely to vote for the ALP if it adopted a new policy allowing same-sex couples to marry.

It also found almost a quarter of voters who already support Labor will be stronger supporters if the Party backs marriage equality.

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