Swiss vote overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage in referendum

‘Marriage for All’ proposal backed by 64.1% of voters in nationwide referendum

Swiss voters have decided by a clear margin to allow same-sex couples to marry, in a referendum that brings the Alpine nation into line with many others in western Europe.

Official results showed the measure passed with 64.1% of voters in favour and won a majority in all of Switzerland’s 26 cantons.

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Source: The Guardian