Soft yes voters will hold the key to long campaign

Complacency may yet sink the hopes of same-sex marriage supporters

25th January, 2015
A marriage equality march in Dublin: the result of the referendum is not a foregone conclusion Picture: Photocall

The trend in all opinion polls since last year has been utterly consistent – there is a substantial majority of voters who say they will vote in favour of same-sex marriage when the question is put to them in a referendum.

Today’s Red C poll for the Post confirms majority support for the measure, with 77 per cent of people agreeing either strongly or slightly that they intend to vote in favour of the measure....

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