Marriage Equality to Triumph in 4 States

Heather Ginsberg

11/7/2012 12:29:00 AM - Heather Ginsberg

With almost all polls closed, it looks like same-sex marriage bills in Maryland, Maine and Washington have all passed to allow same-sex marriage. In most of these states this was an easy win. In Minnesota, the vote was a vote to ban same-sex marriage. It looks like most likely the ban will not pass, but it is still very close.

This is a huge victory for marriage-equality groups and many people have taken to twitter to show their support. After Politico announce the win in Maryland, many celebrities and marriage equality supporters showed their approval.

Traditional marriage supporters failed to promote their cause, but it seems that this was an inevitable outcome. There was not much money spent on protecting traditional marriage in these states, and in the weeks coming up to the election marriage equality was clearly favored. This will be a topic to watch over the next couple years, as more states could begin transforming to equality states.