Same-sex marriage favored by Maryland likely voters

In this poll:

The November referendum on whether to uphold a state law allowing gay nuptials is favored 52 percent to 43 percent among likely voters, according to the poll. (See complete trends page for full ballot issue question wording and order)

Poll Questions

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) As you may know, Question 6 on the state ballot is the 'Civil Marriage Protection Act'. If the election were held today, would you vote yes or no on Question 6? (See 'complete trends' page for full wording)

No opinion

Q: Which one of the following has had the biggest influence on your thinking on allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally? (Among registered voters who gave an opinion on gay marriage)

Q: Are you registered as (a Democrat), (a Republican), an independent or something else? (Among registered voters)

Q: How closely are you following the 2012 presidential race: very closely, somewhat closely, not so closely, or not closely at all? (Among registered voters)

Q: I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the presidential election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that? (Among registered voters)