28 Jul '11, 8pm

Poll: Rapid Increase in Support for Gay Marriage

Poll: Rapid Increase in Support for Gay Marriage

Marriage equality campaigners this week unveiled a bipartisan analysis of more than a decade’s worth of polling data that shows a marked shift in public attitude toward favoring same-sex marriage, and an undeniable acceleration in this trend over the past two years. The bipartisan analysis, commissioned by marriage equality group Freedom to Marry, was carried out by Joel Benenson , President of Benenson Strategy Group and a leading Democratic pollster, and Dr. Jan van Lohuizen , President of Voter Consumer Research and a leading Republican pollster. The analysis shows that every group analyzed, including older Americans and Republicans, all show upward trends toward acceptance. The analysis showed that on average support for marriage equality rose about 1% per year over a 13-year period between 1996 and 2009. However, in 2010 and 2011 this figure rose to 5% per year. This ...

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