2011 American Values Survey: Widespread support for raising minimum wage to $10

By Public Religion Research Institute
Nov 8 2011
Overall, two-thirds (67%) of Americans favor increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.00 an hour.
  • Majorities of nearly every demographic group—with the exception of the Tea Party members (41%) and those who most trust Fox News (43%)—support an increase in the minimum wage.
  • Support for raising the minimum wage has remained stable since 2010.
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