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YouGov

January 27 - 28, 2014


1. Support for increasing minimum wage
Would you $supp_text or $opp_text increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour?
Gender

Support
Oppose
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Age

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Republican

62%
26%
12%

56%
35%
9%

67%
17%
15%

63%
25%
12%

64%
23%
13%

62%
27%
10%

55%
30%
15%

85%
5%
10%

60%
27%
12%

31%
53%
16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(432)

(568)

(161)

(233)

(411)

(186)

(358)

(414)

(228)

Race

Support
Oppose
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Party ID

Total

Family Income

Region

Total

White

Black

Hispanic

Under 40

40-80

80-100

100+

Northeast

Midwest

South

West

62%
26%
12%

56%
30%
14%

86%
12%
2%

70%
18%
12%

67%
23%
10%

60%
26%
14%

57%
28%
15%

55%
32%
13%

69%
25%
7%

65%
22%
13%

60%
28%
13%

57%
28%
16%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(811)

(112)

(77)

(357)

(292)

(65)

(123)

(154)

(152)

(415)

(279)

Opinion of captialism

Support
Oppose
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Opinion of socialism

Total

Positive

Negative

Not sure

Positive

Negative

Not sure

62%
26%
12%

51%
38%
11%

71%
14%
15%

77%
11%
12%

85%
8%
8%

40%
45%
16%

80%
9%
11%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(546)

(190)

(261)

(255)

(482)

(258)

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January 27 - 28, 2014

2. Hurt workers or help them


Some people say raising the minimum wage will help workers by giving them more income. Others say it will hurt workers because businesses will hire fewer people.
What do you think?
Gender

It will help workers


It will hurt workers
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Age

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Republican

52%
30%
18%

46%
38%
16%

57%
23%
20%

50%
31%
19%

56%
24%
20%

54%
30%
16%

45%
39%
16%

76%
6%
18%

49%
33%
17%

20%
60%
20%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(432)

(568)

(161)

(233)

(411)

(186)

(358)

(414)

(228)

Race

It will help workers


It will hurt workers
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Party ID

Total

Family Income

Region

Total

White

Black

Hispanic

Under 40

40-80

80-100

100+

Northeast

Midwest

South

West

52%
30%
18%

47%
34%
18%

81%
10%
9%

49%
26%
25%

55%
28%
17%

50%
31%
19%

46%
32%
22%

50%
33%
16%

50%
29%
21%

48%
32%
20%

54%
28%
18%

52%
34%
14%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(811)

(112)

(77)

(357)

(292)

(65)

(123)

(154)

(152)

(415)

(279)

Opinion of captialism

It will help workers


It will hurt workers
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Opinion of socialism

Total

Positive

Negative

Not sure

Positive

Negative

Not sure

52%
30%
18%

46%
41%
13%

58%
21%
21%

58%
17%
26%

75%
8%
17%

33%
52%
16%

63%
13%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,000)

(546)

(190)

(261)

(255)

(482)

(258)

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January 27 - 28, 2014

3. Opinion of captialism
Generally speaking, do you have a positive or a negative opinion of capitalism?
Gender

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Age

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Republican

53%
19%
28%

63%
19%
18%

44%
19%
37%

45%
24%
31%

49%
20%
31%

58%
19%
23%

67%
11%
23%

45%
20%
35%

48%
21%
30%

74%
12%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(997)

(432)

(565)

(160)

(233)

(410)

(185)

(356)

(414)

(227)

Race

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Party ID

Family Income

Region

Total

White

Black

Hispanic

Under 40

40-80

80-100

100+

Northeast

Midwest

South

West

53%
19%
28%

56%
19%
25%

46%
18%
36%

44%
16%
40%

41%
23%
36%

56%
20%
24%

64%
15%
21%

78%
10%
11%

50%
18%
31%

54%
24%
23%

54%
15%
31%

54%
22%
25%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(997)

(809)

(111)

(77)

(355)

(292)

(65)

(123)

(154)

(152)

(413)

(278)

Opinion of captialism

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Opinion of socialism

Total

Positive

Negative

Not sure

Positive

Negative

Not sure

53%
19%
28%

100%

100%

100%

56%
26%
18%

70%
17%
12%

19%
15%
66%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(997)

(546)

(190)

(261)

(253)

(481)

(258)

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January 27 - 28, 2014

4. Opinion of socialism
Generally speaking, do you have a positive or a negative opinion of socialism?
Gender

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Age

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Republican

25%
48%
27%

27%
56%
17%

24%
40%
36%

39%
32%
29%

30%
40%
29%

19%
56%
25%

15%
65%
20%

43%
24%
33%

21%
49%
29%

9%
79%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(995)

(430)

(565)

(161)

(232)

(410)

(183)

(357)

(412)

(226)

Race

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Party ID

Family Income

Region

Total

White

Black

Hispanic

Under 40

40-80

80-100

100+

Northeast

Midwest

South

West

25%
48%
27%

23%
55%
22%

41%
19%
40%

27%
31%
42%

27%
39%
34%

24%
53%
23%

32%
48%
20%

22%
65%
14%

27%
46%
28%

26%
52%
22%

26%
42%
32%

23%
55%
22%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(995)

(807)

(112)

(76)

(355)

(290)

(65)

(123)

(154)

(152)

(412)

(277)

Opinion of captialism

Positive
Negative
Not sure
Totals
(Unweighted N)

Opinion of socialism

Total

Positive

Negative

Not sure

Positive

Negative

Not sure

25%
48%
27%

27%
64%
9%

35%
44%
21%

16%
21%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(995)

(542)

(189)

(261)

(255)

(482)

(258)