- Many adults in France believe homosexual partners should be allowed to enter wedlock, according to a poll by Ipsos published in Tetu. 62 per cent of respondents favour the right of same-sex couples to marry.
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- Many adults in Canada believe homosexual couples should continue to be allowed to enter wedlock, according to a poll by The Strategic Counsel released by CTV and the Globe and Mail. 58 per cent of respondents would vote to keep the same-sex marriage law.
- Rudy Giuliani remains the most popular prospective presidential candidate for Republican Party supporters in the United States, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 33 per cent of respondents would support the former New York City mayor in a 2008 primary, up four points since October.
- Many adults in the United States believe gay and lesbian partners should not be allowed to enter wedlock, according to a poll by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. 63 per cent of respondents would oppose a law that would permit same-sex couples to get married, while 34 per cent would support it.
The outcome of over 200 measures that were also voted on Nov. 7 suggests the president is down, but not his party.
Gabriela Perdomo – Among Democrats, there was joy. The morning after the mid-term election, Virginia’s James Webb had beaten Republican incumbent George Allen, assuring a Democrat majority in the Senate and in Congress overall for the first time in twelve years.
- Most adults in the United States believe same-sex partnerships should be legally acknowledged, according to a poll by Opinion Dynamics released by Fox News. 30 per cent of respondents think gays and lesbians should be allowed to legally marry, while 30 per cent support a similar legal partnership that should not be called marriage.
The 2006 Angus Reid World Poll
Mario Canseco – The Angus Reid World Poll conducted for Maclean’s found that most Europeans and Canadians appear to be turning away from religion, while Indians, South Africans, Mexicans and residents of three Middle East countries still consider it an important part of their daily lives.
- Public backing for José Luis Rodrguez Zapatero fell this month in Spain, according to a poll by Instituto Opina released by Cadena Ser. 49.1 per cent of respondents approve of the president’s performance, down 2.7 points since late September.
- More adults in the United States believe gay and lesbian partnerships should be officially acknowledged, according to a poll by the New York Times and CBS News. 28 per cent of respondents support same-sex marriage, while 29 per cent favour the concept of civil unions.
- Adults in the United States hold differing views on whether gay and lesbian partnerships should be officially recognized, according to a poll by Princeton Survey Research Associates released by Newsweek. 24 per cent of respondents support same-sex marriage, while 26 per cent favour the concept of civil unions.