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REVEALED: How Coast voted in same-sex marriage survey

THE Sunshine Coast has emphatically voted yes for same-sex marriage, with 63.6 per cent voting in favour.

A total of 58,510 people or 64.3 per cent voted yes in Fairfax, while 52,023 or 62.8 per cent voted yes in Fisher.

In the 2016 Federal Election there were 89,922 votes cast in Fisher and a total of 98,609 votes cast in Fairfax.

In the same sex marriage postal survey there were 82,806 votes cast in Fisher and 90,961 in Fairfax.

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Those figures represent participation rates of 92.1 per cent in Fisher and 92.2 per cent in Fairfax.

More than 110,000 people across both Coast electorates voted yes in the historic result.

Topics:  postal vote same sex same sex marriage same sex marriage plebiscite sunshine coast


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