Nearly 60% of voters surveyed did not want to vote again on same-sex marriage in the 2010 elections even though 51% favored marriage rights for same-sex couples.
Overall, opinions were sharply divided along political party lines. 66% of Democrats favored marriage rights while 71% of Republicans opposed them, according to the Times. Nonpartisan voters backed marriage with 59% in favor the Times said.
In terms of age, 71% of those 18-29 said they supported same-sex marriage; among those 65 and older, only 37% favored it, the Times said.
The survey, conducted by firms Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Public Opinion Strategies, interviewed 1,500 registered voters in late October. The results have a margin of error of +/- 2.6 percentage points.