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WonderGrunion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-26-09 12:59 PM
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Majority Want to Keep Maine's Gay Marriage Law, Poll Finds
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A new poll shows strong support for maintaining the state's new gay marriage law. The poll, conducted last week by Pan Atlantic SMS, also found dwindling support for the tax-and-spending cap initiative known as TABOR 2.

Pan Atlantic's Patrick Murphy says the survey of 400 likely voters found 53 percent opposing Question 1, which would repeal Maine's gay marriage law, while 42 percent favor the measure and six percent remain undecided. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent.

Murphy says Question 1 is getting a different reaction in Maine's two congressional districts, with voters in the 1st District favoring the measure by a 20 point spread, while voters in the 2nd District remain nearly equally divided. He says among the state's Catholic voters, the measure has a narrow margin of support, 49 to 46 percent.


Equal marriage rights is now ahead by 11 points with only a week until the election. I think my state is ready to make history again.
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