55 Percent Of Washington Voters Would Uphold Same-Sex Marriage Law

A new poll conducted by the University of Washington Center for Survey Research found voters in Washington “would support a state gay marriage law if it’s approved by the Legislature.” “Of voters surveyed, 55 percent indicated they would uphold a Legislature-approved same-sex marriage law if it were challenged by referendum,” while 38 percent said they would oppose the law. Similarly 44 percent agreed that “gays and lesbian couples should have the same legal right ot marry as straight couples.” Some of the results:

Several lawmakers have said that they might pursue marriage equality legislation in January of 2012.