Same-sex marriage initiatives and lesbian, gay and bisexual voters in the 2006 elections

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
December 20, 2006
This analysis of election returns and data from the National Election Pool exit poll finds that same-sex marriage ballot initiatives did not help Republican Senate candidates in 2006. Support for same-sex marriage bans has fallen especially dramatically in states where people identifying themselves as born-again or evangelical Christians make up an identifiable minority of residents. [Link]