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Greg Ball Asks Twitter and Facebook Friends How to Vote on Gay Marriage Bill

Written on June 21, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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New York is expected to become the sixth state to pass the gay marriage bill. In accordance with this, one of its state senators seems to seek help from his Facebook friends and Twitter followers.

Last weekend, New York Republican state senator – – asks his 2,500+ followers and 3,400 friends the question: “Opening up the discussion! So, if you were me, how would you vote on gay marriage? Yes or no?”

This controversial post perhaps made the petrified. The said bill, legalizing , has been passed recently with a 80-63 vote. The bill was supported by almost 29 and two in the 62-member Senate. However, Politico pointed out that, “it is seen as not likely that Republican leadership will allow the chamber to vote on the bill if only one more Republican votes yes.” Thus, a scramble is on to secure at least two more GOP votes for the bill. The session is scheduled to take its end before midnight comes, although New York Governor – Andrew Cuomo – is capable to extend it.

Some reports say that Greg Ball’s Twitter followers are in favor of the . But for his Facebook friends, it seems like a 50-50.

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