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Distribution of answers submitted by Oregon 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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Data based on unique submissions (duplicates or multiple submissions are eliminated) per user using a 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals 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.
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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No, increasing the minimum wage will only cause prices to increase in a never ending cycle. However, lowering the governmental wages (Congress/Senate) to a MODEST salary, with no additional benefits is vital. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Beaverton, OR
The economic impact of minimum wages should be studied more thoroughly before more adjustments are made. 4 years ago from a Republican in Beaverton, OR
No, but encourage the federal government to raise the minimum wage of overseas workers to encourage domestic manufacturing and improve the lives of foreigners. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Portland, OR
Yes but only as a required pay increase across the board for all employees people. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Woodburn, OR
Only after careful review of the demographics, level of education, level of trade expertise, level of commitment to employment growth. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Lake Oswego, OR
Yes, adjust the wage every year and mandate a livable wage so that people do not have to work two or three jobs. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Portland, OR