Maranoa says ‘no’ to same-sex marriage


Voters in the federal seat of Maranoa have voted ‘no’ to same-sex marriage.
Figures released by the ABS today showed 56.1 per cent of participating voters bucked the national trend to vote ‘no’.
Maranoa recorded a turnout of 81,135, or 78.2 per cent of eligible voters.
The national vote was a convincing ’yes’ with almost 62 per cent of Australians in favour of marriage equality, with a national turnout of 79.5 per cent of eligible voters.
Maranoa was one of three federal Queensland seats that voted ‘no’, with the state recording a ‘yes’ vote of 60.7 per cent.

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