Quinnipiac University Poll: Voters Back Minimum Wage 5-1, January 31, 2013
New York State voters support 80 - 17 percent raising the state's minimum wage. Support is 61 - 35 percent among Republicans, 95 - 3 percent among Democrats and 77 - 22 percent among independent voters. Support in every income, age, educational and regional group tops 70 percent.
Sienna College Research Institute Poll January 17, 2013
More than 80 percent of voters support increasing the minimum wage in New York to $8.75. There is overwhelming bipartisan support.
Voters support increasing the minimum wage 83-15 percent (up from 80-17 percent in August)
Quinnipiac University Poll April 4, 2012
Voters Back Minimum Wage Hike Almost 4-1
New York State voters support 78 - 20 percent raising the $7.25 per hour minimum wage, with no specific target offered in the question. Support is 53 - 43 percent among Republicans, 91 - 7 percent among Democrats and 76 - 21 percent among independent voters.
Among those who support raising the minimum wage, 37 percent of voters support raising it to $8.50 per hour, with 52 percent who support an even higher minimum wage and 8 percent who want less than $8.50 per hour.
Small businesses will not reduce the number of people they hire if the minimum wage is increased, voters say 51 - 41 percent.
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