Essential poll: majority of NSW voters support removing abortion from criminal code
Poll finds 71% of voters support proposal as debate is set to resume in the upper house
on August 19, 2019
A majority of voters in New South Wales either strongly support or somewhat support removing abortion from the criminal code, according to the latest Guardian Essential poll.
With debate on the proposal set to resume in the upper house, the latest survey shows 71% of voters in the sample support the change (44% strongly and 27% somewhat) with only 17% against the change (8% somewhat oppose and 9% strongly oppose). A total of 12% of those polled were unsure.