Press

Election results: Media resources available from the Task Force

Date: 
November 08, 2006

MEDIA CONTACT:
Roberta Sklar, Director of Communications
media@theTaskForce.org
646.358.1465

  • Detailed chart for every anti-same-sex marriage ballot measure from 1998 through the 2006 midterm election

  • Summary table of information on all anti-marriage ballot measures through 2006

  • Summary table of the anti-marriage, domestic partnership and anti-choice ballot measures tracked by the Task Force Policy Institute during the 2006 midterm election

NOTE TO MEDIA:

As a resource for reporters, researchers and activists, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute is providing a detailed table of information for every anti-same-sex marriage ballot measure from 1998 through the 2006 midterm election.

Along with basic information, the table includes data from up to three public opinion polls prior to the actual vote for each ballot measure. Total average percentages and numbers of voters for all measures are provided, as well as sub-totals for measures voted on before 2004, in the 2004 presidential election and in the 2006 midterm election. These summary data show a gradual and steady increase in average percentage of voters opposing these measures, from a low of 31 percent for measures prior to 2004, to a high of 37 percent in the most recent election.

[Download the chart]

Also available:

Download a summary table of information on all anti-marriage ballot measures through 2006

Download a summary table of the anti-marriage, domestic partnership and anti-choice ballot measures tracked by the Task Force Policy Institute during the 2006 midterm election

Read the Task Force’s press release about Election 2006.

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