Resources Related to Public Opinion

AP Poll Finds Majority of Americans Support the Freedom to Marry

A new AP-NCC poll is the second national poll to show that a majority of Americans support the freedom to marry.

New Poll Finds Majority Support for the Freedom to Marry in Rhode Island

A poll released by the Rhode Island Marriage Coalition (RIMC) found a majority of Rhode Island voters support the freedom to marry.

FiveThirtyEight Analysis Finds Accelerated Shift in Support for the Freedom to Marry

In its survey of marriage polls since 1988, FiveThirtyEight has found an accelerated shift in support for the freedom to marry in recent months.

CNN Poll Finds Majority Support for the Freedom to Marry Nationwide

For the first time, a national poll shows that a majority of Americans support the freedom to marry.

Religion and Same-sex Marriage in California

This groundbreaking poll shows increasing support for the freedom to marry among faith voters in California.

Findings from Polling on Ballot Measures Regarding Same-Sex Couples

This study shows that strong public education and personal conversations are necessary to change minds about marriage, and that campaigns are ineffective at convincing people to support marriage.

Majority of College Freshmen Support the Freedom to Marry

A survey conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute found that 65 percent of college freshmen supported the freedom to marry.

Moving the Middle on Marriage:  Lessons from Maine and Washington

If advocates can successfully tap into the true spirit of marriage and convince the middle that gay couples want to get married for the same reasons that straight couples do, we think we will be able to address the middle’s remaining concerns and help move that group, and the country, more quickly towards support for marriage.

Special Report: The Marriage Equality Debate

A broad discussion of the debate surrounding the freedom to marry

New Poll Finds A Majority of Young Adults Support the Freedom to Marry

A recent Washington Post/ABC News poll found that a solid majority of adults younger than 30 support the freedom to marry.

Marriage Equality Works for Massachusetts: 5th Anniversary Voter Survey

Voter perceptions of the freedom to marry in Massachusetts 5 years after it was established.

Special Report on Marriage

Report on national attitudes on the freedom to marry.

POLLING: Presidential Candidates can support marriage and win

2007 poll of Americans

American Values Survey

Study of American values and political views from 2006

BACKGROUND: Marriage, exit polls and election 2004

Analysis of public attitudes on the freedom to marry in the election of 2004

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