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RESULTS: Here’s how you voted in our same-sex marriage poll

Photo: Marc Bruxelle/Shuttershock

Photo: Marc Bruxelle/Shuttershock

A CLEAR message sent out by over one million people in the South to legalise same-sex marriage has led to calls for the North to follow suit.

Northern Ireland stands alone in the British Isles as the only country where gay marriage is not legal. Most of Western Europe has also adopted the measure.

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The Assembly recently rejected the fourth attempt to introduce same-sex marriage after 51 MLAs voted against the Sinn Fein motion.

So, we asked: Should Northern Ireland introduce marriage for same sex couples?

And, the results are in.

Over 250 voted in the online poll conducted by the Fermanagh Herald.
An overwhelming 86.85% voted ‘yes’; while 13.15% voted ‘no’ as can be seen below.
Same Sex Poll

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