- Gay marriage poll results
On the question of whether New Mexico should allow gay and lesbian couples to marry legally, registered voters in the state responded:
35%: Strongly favor
16%: Somewhat favor
8%: Somewhat oppose
34%: Strongly oppose
7%: Don’t know/refused to answer
Asked how they would vote on a ballot initiative to amend the New Mexico State Constitution to ban gay and lesbian couples from legally marrying, those surveyed responded:
32%: Strongly yes
6%: Not strongly yes
42%: Strongly no
12%: Not strongly no
8%: Don’t know/refused to answer
Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:00 pm
Updated: 10:11 pm, Wed Oct 2, 2013.
As the politically thorny issue of same-sex marriage goes to the state Supreme Court, a poll released Tuesday shows that a majority of New Mexicans support allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed legally.
But it’s only a slight majority, with 51 percent in favor, suggesting New Mexico as a whole is deeply divided on gay marriage.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:00 pm.
Updated: 10:11 pm.