Leading 'no' campaign figure Tony Abbott has not only experienced defeat in the same-sex marriage poll, but he has also proven astonishingly out-of-touch with his own electorate.
Members of Abbott's electorate of Warringah are more resoundingly in favour of same-sex marriage than they are of him, the survey results reveal.
The people of Sydney's northern beaches seat of Warringah have resoundingly rejected the anti-gay marriage sentiments of their local member with 75 percent of respondents in support of the 'yes' result on the same-sex marriage survey.
Tony Abbott - leading marriage equality opponent— Josh Butler (@JoshButler) November 14, 2017
Tony Abbott's Warringah electorate - overwhelmingly pro marriage equality pic.twitter.com/ILV1ude9AV
Abbott, who lobbied prominently for the 'no' campaign as recently as on Tuesday wrote in The Australian that supporters of traditional marriage would be "disappointed, heartbroken" should the 'yes' vote get up.
That feeling may well touch closer to home for Abbott.
This is the fourth strongest 'yes' result in the state, surprising still for what is traditionally a conservative electorate.
And beyond that, the 'yes' campaign received more support than Abbott himself received in the last election.
In 2016, the two-party preferred result for Abbott was 61.09 per cent of the vote. The 'yes' vote for same-sex marriage was 75 percent.
In 2016, Abbott achieved 53,346 votes. The 'yes' response received 64,999 returns.
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Interesting electorate statistics, @TonyAbbottMHR's Warringah voted 75% "Yes" - but top 9 "No" voting electorates are all Labor held: Blaxland, Watson, McMahon, Werriwa, Fowler, Parramatta, Chifley, Calwell and Barton— Andrew Greene (@AndrewBGreene) November 14, 2017