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Recent Question 1 poll reveals Mainers are evenly split

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October 20, 2009

AUGUSTA, Maine: According to a recent poll by Public Policy Polling, Maine's Question 1 may be closer than previously believed. According to the poll results 48% of voters said they planned on voting to overturn the same-sex marriage law, while 48% of voters said they planned to vote to keep the 2009 law. A total of 1,130 voters were polled and the reported margin of error is +/- 2.9%.[1] A prior poll by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (GQR) had different results - a higher percentage of Mainers said they were likely to reject Question 1.[2]

Date of Poll Pollster In favor Opposed Undecided
April 2008 Pan Atlantic SMS Services 49.5% 47.3% 3.3%
Sept. 14 - 16 Research 2000/Daily Kos 48% 46% 6%
Sept. 23 - 27 Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (GQR) 41% 50% 9%
Sept. 30 - Oct. 7 Pan Atlantic SMS Services 43% 52% 5%
Oct. 16 - 19 Public Policy Polling 48% 48% 4%
Oct. 20 - 22 Pan Atlantic SMS Services 42% 53% 6%
Oct. 31 - Nov. 1 Public Policy Polling 51% 47% 2%

See also

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* Maine Same-Sex Marriage People's Veto, Question 1 (2009)

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