Ararat, Stawell and Grampians region react to 2017 ABS same-sex marriage postal survey result | Live blog

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Welcome to the Ararat Advertiser and Stawell Times-News live blog for the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey.

The majority of Wannon and Mallee residents have both supported the move to legalise same-sex marriage.

In Wannon, 61 per cent of people marked ‘yes’ next to the question should the law be changed to allow same sex couples to marry?

In Mallee, 54.3 per cent marked yes.

Nationwide, 61.6 per cent supported same sex-marriage and 64.9 per cent of Victorians marked yes.

Wannon had the 25th highest level of support out of Victoria’s 37 federal electorates and Mallee had the 32nd highest.