POLL: What is your stance on marriage equality in Australia?

THE region's politicians are split over support for marriage equality.

What is your stance on marriage equality in Australia?

This poll ended on 06 July 2015.

Current Results

For

45%

Against

53%

Undecided

0%

Don't care

1%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

 

Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry
Capricornia MP Michelle Landry Chris Ison

Capricornia MP Michelle Landry has said she personally does not support same sex marriage, but is always willing to respectfully listen to the views of those in her electorate. 

"If people in the electorate feel strongly one way or the other on the topic of same sex marriage, I am prepared to take their views back to the party room in Canberra," she wrote on Facebook.

 

 

 

Neaton has won Labor Party pre-selection for the federal seat of Capricornia. Lisa Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin
Neaton has won Labor Party pre-selection for the federal seat of Capricornia. Lisa Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison

Labor candidate for Capricornia Leisa Neaton supports marriage equality. 

"I just believe that love is love and I believe people should be able to marry the person they're in love with. I want equality. I don't want  people to be disadvantaged because of who they love," Leisa told The Morning Bulletin. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labor Candidate for Keppel Brittany Lauga wants to see the state government supporting projects that will bring employment and opportunities for our young people.
Keppel MP Brittany Lauga Contributed

Keppel MP Brittany Lauga supports the push for marriage equality and has said all MPs should have a free vote on the matter.

"It's time for our laws to reflect the values of modern Australia and to include everyone as equals. I always have and always will support marriage equality," she wrote on Facebook.

 

 

 

Federal MP for Dawson George Christensen, Liberal National for Capricornia candidate Michelle Landry and Liberal National for the Senate canididate Matthew Canavan in Mackay where Michelle we set up a second office if elected.
Senator Matt Canavan Lee Constable

 

Rockhampton-based LNP Senator Matt Canavan does not support marriage equality. He told The Morning Bulletin he has always been upfront about his beliefs and would not compromise them. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flynn Federal MP Ken O’Dowd.
Flynn Federal MP Ken O’Dowd.

Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd has said his personal opinion is irrelevant and, were the LNP to allow a conscience vote on the matter, he would vote based on what the people of his electorate want.

He has sent a survey to 60,000 homes in his electorate with questions about their views on euthanasia, marriage equality, dams and daylight savings.

We want to know what your thoughts are. Should Australia introduce marriage equality?