Same-sex marriage referendum: the final tally

  • Voters arrive at Dellwood Middle School polling station today (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Voters arrive at Dellwood Middle School polling station today (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)


The count ended just before 4am today, with the No campaign scoring a resounding success despite fewer than 50 per cent of the electorate making an appearance at the polls.

The final numbers are:

Same-sex marriage

NO 14,192

YES 6,514

Same-sex civil unions

NO 13,003

YES 7,626

Total vote count percentage

46.89 (50 per cent required for a officially valid referendum)

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