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Pew Research

February 2013: Public Support for Raising the Federal Minimum Wage

  • 71 percent of Americans support a federal minimum wage increase to $9.00 per hour, including
    • 87 percent of Democrats
    • 68 percent of Independents
    • 50 percent of Republicans

Lake Research Partners

February 2012: Public Support for Raising the Minimum Wage - Full Report

  • 73 percent of likely 2012 voters support raising the federal minimum wage to $10 per hour, including
    • 91 percent of Democrats
    • 74 percent of Independents
    • 50 percent of Republicans

June 7, 2011 Memo: The Economics and Public Support of the Minimum Wage

New York Minimum Wage Poll

January 2013: New Yorkers Support Raising the State's Minimum Wage (Quinnipiac)

  • 80 percent of voters in New York support raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 per hour, including
    • 95 percent of Democrats
    • 77 percent of Independents
    • 61 percent of Republicans

Illinois Minimum Wage Poll

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Maryland Minimum Wage Poll

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The FactsThe Facts

$10.86

How much the federal minimum wage would be if it had kept up with inflation over the past 40 years. Instead, itís $7.25. Learn More

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