Polling catchments where Indigenous Australians form more than 50% of the population voted on average 63% in favour of the voiceVoice referendum live updates: follow latest news and reactionAustralian voice referendum live results tracker, map and votes by stateGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastRegions with a high proportion of Indigenous Australians overwhelmingly voted yes in the referendum – including the community where prominent no campaigner Jacinta Nampijinpa Price’s family is from.The yes vote in polling catchments where Indigenous Australians formed more than 50% of the population was, on average, 63% in favour of enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament, according to political analyst Simon Jackman, who estimated the proportion of Indigenous Australians at each polling area based on data from the 2022 election.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading…
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Author : Jordyn Beazley
Publish date : 2023-10-15 06:25:00
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