Results for - Marriage Equality at the Polls

1,120 voters participated in this survey

1. Were you surprised people voted in favor of marriage equality in all four states in which it appeared on the ballot this year?

Yes, I would have only expected it to win in one state
9%
105 votes
Yes, I would have expected it to win in more than one state but not all four
16%
176 votes
Yes, I did not expect it to win in any of these states
10%
108 votes
No, I was not surprised
36%
406 votes
Undecided/no opinion
28%
311 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
14 votes

2. Do you belive President Obama's support of marriage equality made people more likely to vote in favor of it?

Yes
45%
499 votes
No
23%
256 votes
Undecided
33%
365 votes

3. Were you aware marriage equality lost out every time (32 times) it appeared on a U.S. ballot before this year?

Yes
31%
345 votes
No
69%
775 votes

4. What do you attribute the success of marriage equality at the elections to?

People personally knowing same-sex couples/families headed by same-sex couples
33%
370 votes
People being fans of LGBT celebrities
17%
186 votes
The understanding that same-sex couples can be just as loving and commited as straight couples
27%
306 votes
The understanding that same-sex couples only want the same rights as straight couples- NOT special treatment or to take anything away from others
30%
341 votes
The president, vice president and first lady voicing their support for marriage equality
23%
255 votes
The support of marriage equality and other LGBT issues on the Democratic Party platform
14%
162 votes
The overall progression of our society
37%
410 votes
Straight celebrities who support marriage equality
20%
225 votes
Other (please specify)
9%
98 votes

5. Do you live in one of the four states in which marriage equality appeared on the ballot?

Yes- Maine
6%
67 votes
Yes- Maryland
5%
60 votes
Yes- Washington
6%
66 votes
Yes- Minnesota
4%
42 votes
No
79%
885 votes
11/14/2012 Nov 2012 US Election 1120 11 By: GoLAKings

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