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Questions - Minimum Wage - April 2 and 5, 2015

Support Is Still There for Raising the Minimum Wage
Regular Fast-Food Diners Don't Want to Pay More to Raise Minimum Wage
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National Survey of 800 American Adults

Conducted April 2 and 5, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the minimum wage – very closely, somewhat closely, not very closely or not at all?

2* What is the federal hour minimum wage - $6.35, $7.25, $8.50, $9.50 or $10.25?

3* Do you favor or oppose raising the minimum wage?

4*(Answered by 543 Americans who favor raising the minimum wage) How much should the hourly minimum wage be raised - $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, more than $5?

5* Is the minimum wage intended to be a wage someone can live on?

6* Will raising the hourly minimum wage help or hurt the economy? Or will it have no impact on the economy?

7* How often do you eat at a fast-food restaurant - rarely or never, at least once a week, two or three times a month or every now and then?

8* Would you be willing to pay more for fast food if it meant higher wages for those who work in these restaurants?

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of McDonald’s?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence