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Distribution of answers submitted by Texas voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 12, 2011. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
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The federal minimum wage is the lowest wage at which employers may pay their employees. Since July 24, 2009 the U.S. federal minimum wage has been set at $7.25 per hour. In 2014 President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and tying it to an inflation index. The federal minimum wage applies to all federal employees including those who work on military bases, national parks and veterans working in nursing homes. See recent minimum wage news
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Make the minimum wage be based on being above the poverty level. If a person wants to work, they should make sure that they don't need additional benefits to live. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Houston, TX
No! Socialism kills jobs and wage earning options. Obama and his supporters are responsible for the decline (on all levels) in ability to make a living. Raising the minimum wage is never a fix. Admit it. The lack of real jobs for those who need to... 5 years ago from a Republican in Elgin, TX
No, but since so many jobs have shifted from yearly salaries to hourly wages, and the cost of living varies in state to state, it should be up to the states, and where it's impossible to live on the current minimum wage, there should be a way to... 5 years ago from a Republican in Kennedale, TX
Yes and it should be coupled to a maximum income within each organization so that the highest earner's income is capped as a multiple of the income of the lowest earner. 5 years ago from a Green in San Antonio, TX
Increased information on governments which have a minimum wage adjusted according to inflation and the effect that increase has are needed before any decision should be made. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Terrell, TX
I think that the only way that raising the minimum wage would have any effect is to order a price freeze at the same time. 5 years ago from a Republican in Big Spring, TX
No, when minimum wage raises prices everywhere go up and the dollar is just not worth what it used to be. 5 years ago from a Republican in Fredericksburg, TX
Federal minimum wage should be decreased slightly and set proportionately to congressional salaries. Both private and public sector positions should leave more room for advancement based on merit. 5 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, TX
We should provide more manufacturing jobs by making all companies doing business here manufacture at least 50% of there goods here. Balanced trade. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Houston, TX
No need to raise the minimum wage, if we would simply enforce immigration properly and deport illegals. Wages would rise naturally with less downward competitive pressure for those jobs. 5 years ago from a Republican in Southlake, TX
No, but they should put a salary cap on the highest pad employee that can't exceed 10x the lowest paid. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Marion, TX