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Marriage equality voted down in referendum

Ljubljana, 20 December - Slovenian voters rejected marriage equality in a referendum Sunday, as opponents held a 26-point lead and met the statutory quorum with nearly all of the votes counted.

Ljubljana
Aleš Primc and Marjetka Zevnik, the co-leaders of the group that spearheaded the campaign against gay marriage.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Aleš Primc and Marjetka Zevnik, the co-leaders of the group that spearheaded the campaign against gay marriage.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Aleš Primc and Marjetka Zevnik, the co-leaders of the group that spearheaded the campaign against gay marriage.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Four centre-left parliamentary parties that joined the yes camp in the marriage equality referendum watch as results trickle in showing a decisive victory for the opponents of gay marriage.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Voting in referendum on legislative changes enacting marriage equality.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Voting in referendum on legislative changes enacting marriage equality.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Voting in referendum on legislative changes enacting marriage equality.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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