Marriage Equality Referendum: How will farmers vote?
The Marriage Referendum takes place this Friday May 22.
In the referendum, voters will be asked to vote Yes or No on the proposal to include a new clause about marriage in the Constitution. This new clause provides that two people may marry each other regardless of their sex.
Latest polls of voter intentions suggest that support for the change among farmers has trailed that of other voters.
According to the most recent Sunday Independent/Millward Brown opinion poll of voter intentions 39% of respondents were against the proposal, with some 35% in favour and some 26% of respondents saying they had not yet decided.
Excluding “Don’t knows”, the poll suggests some 53% of farmers are against the constitutional change with 47% of respondents in favour.
Farmer’s voting intentions in the poll are in contrast with those of other social classes. The poll showed “Yes” sides support is strongest among females, professionals and urbanites.
With just two days to go to the Marriage Referendum Poll why not take part in Agriland’s own poll. [poll id=”10″]