Poll: New Yorkers Happy with Marriage Equality

Poll: New Yorkers Happy with Marriage Equality

A new poll indicates that a solid majority of New Yorkers supports the marriage equality law that took effect last month, with 63% being opposed to the prospect of overturning the measure.

The NY1/Marist poll found that 55% of New York State residents support the new law, 36% oppose it and 9% are unsure.

Among registered voters, the percentages are quite similar. Support increases among people making more than $50,000 per year (59%), college graduates (62%), people under 45 years of age (62%), and the white population compared to the non-white population (67% to 59%).

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