A controversial Romanian referendum aimed at restricting the definition of marriage to exclude same-sex couples has failed after turnout fell well below the threshold. Photo: AFP

Vote fail: Romania spent more than US$40 million on referendum to ban gay marriage, and few bothered to cast ballots

Barely one-fifth of Romania’s 19 million voters turned out

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A controversial Romanian referendum aimed at restricting the definition of marriage to exclude same-sex couples has failed after turnout fell well below the threshold. Photo: AFP
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