#Australia should have same-sex marriage legalised by #Christmas after an overwhelming 61.6% “yes” vote in the voluntary postal ballot, to 38.4% for the “no” side.
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Nearly 80% of voters returned the voluntary ballot, well above comparable voluntary votes in other countries.
The ballot was strongly carried in all states + territories, and won in all but 17 of the 150 electorates.

The ACT had the highest “yes” vote (74%) and New South Wales the lowest (57.8%). Participation was highest in the ACT (82.4%) and lowest in the Northern Territory (58.4%)

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