Gay marriage to be decided by politicians ??says Newspoll.
Headlines from the Australian 28 Sep 2016
More people now support a vote by politicians to decide on same-sex marriage rather than a plebiscite, Newspoll says.
A special Newspoll has revealed more Australians now support a vote by politicians in parliament to decide whether to allow same-sex marriage than the Coalition’s election promise to hold a national plebiscite.
The result of this poll of 1,662 people, taken exclusively for The Australian, reveals 48 per cent favour a vote in the parliament while only 39 per cent back the plebiscite, with a further 13 per cent undecided.
The Actual Newspoll Figures:.
- 798 people voted for parliament to make the decision and not the Australian Public
- 864 were undecided or wanted a plebiscite.