Marriage Equality Campaign Battlegrounds

For me it is simple, every Aussie should have equal rights to marry whomever they like.

Queen Victoria

The marriage equality ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps are establishing their campaign narratives. If the ‘yes’ campaign is to win, it’s important that they understand what the ‘no’ camp is doing, and fight back against their strategy at every opportunity.

No political campaign can offer everything to everyone, so messaging must be targeted towards specific groups at the most relevant times. There are three groups that the ‘yes’ campaign need to be aware of. As per Essential Media’s latest poll, there are the ‘committed yes’ group, which make up 57% of the population. Then there are the ‘committed nos’ at 32%. And the ‘don’t knows’ at 11%.

The ‘yes’ camp has speedily mobilised an impressive grass roots campaign to get voters on the electoral roll. The narrative of this enrol campaign is spot on to encourage those in the ‘committed yes’ group who weren’t previously on the roll, or who…

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One thought on “Marriage Equality Campaign Battlegrounds

  1. I will be voting ‘yes’ simply because I believe that ‘all’ Aussies should have the same rights. Sex doesn’t come into it for me, it is just that simple.

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