Two studies for Irish Times and RT suggest clear triumph for yes project
Ireland has actually voted by a landslide to raise the restriction on abortion that had actually been preserved in its constitution for 3 years, the very first exit surveys from a historical referendum recommend.
If verified at Saturday’s count, the shock outcome– 3 years after Ireland ended up being the very first nation worldwide to authorize same-sex marital relationship by a popular vote– would highlight the speed and scale of modification in a nation that is still bulk Catholic.
Exit surveys from the Irish Times and the nationwide broadcaster RT revealed a clear two-thirds of the nation supported modification. Dublin, as anticipated, had actually voted extremely to end the abortion restriction (77%), however so too did backwoods that anti-abortion activists had actually depended on to form a bulwark of conservative assistance for the limiting status quo.
The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI survey late on Friday recommended a 68% to 32% vote in favour of yes. The RTE exit survey of 3,000 citizens recommended that 69.4% voted yes in the referendum compared to 30.6% who stated no.