Election 2006: Support for same-sex marriage grows significantly
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
November 8, 2006
Arizona became the first state to reject an anti-marriage constitutional amendment, by a margin of 51 percent to 49 percent, and the anti-marriage amendments which were approved passed by significantly lower margins than in past years.
For the first time in any state, pro-marriage equality candidates have been elected governor. Pro-marriage equality gubernatorial candidates Deval Patrick in Massachusetts and Eliot Spitzer in New York were elected by landslides. [Link]