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Distribution of answers submitted by Illinois 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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Learn more about Minimum Wage
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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The issue is the maximum wage, not the minimum. Companies need to distribute profit not only to shareholders, but to employees in the form of increased wages. 4 years ago from a Republican in Antioch, IL
I believe that prices raise every year as it is, regardless of a raised minimum wage. It's apparent that minimum wage is not enough to support people. A single mother working on her own must work 2-3 full hours just to buy one can of formula for her... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Belleville, IL
No, citizens are not meant to live off of minimum wage jobs. 4 years ago from a Green in Malta, IL
I'm not sure raising the minimum wage will help people, because there may be unintended consequences. Provide other benefits to needy and working poor. 4 years ago from a Green in Barrington, IL
Only for certain jobs and occupations. 4 years ago from a Republican in Sycamore, IL