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New Poll: Voters In Moderate Districts Opposed to Reconciliation Congressional Districts Support the Build Back Better Agenda

Voters in 9 battleground districts want Democrats to use their majority to pass the Build Back Better Agenda by a +7-point margin.

A new poll released today by Data For Progress and Climate Power assessed the attitudes of likely voters in CA-16, GA-07, HI-01, ME-02, NJ-05, OR-05, TX-15, TX-28, and TX-34 — districts represented by  the 9 Democratic members of Congress who have indicated they will not consider the budget proposal until the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passes the House.

This poll found that voters support the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a +46-point margin, including Democrats by a +90-point margin, Independents by a +37-point margin, and nearly half of Republicans.

The same poll found that voters also support the “Build Back Better” budget reconciliation package recently proposed by Senate Democrats. By a +30-point margin, voters support this plan, including Democrats by a +91-point margin, Independents by an +11-point margin, and over a third of Republicans.

Voters in these districts also think Democrats in Congress should use their majority to pass the Build Back Better agenda. By a +7-point margin, voters agree that Democrats should use their majority to pass the budget proposal, even if no Republicans support it. 87% of Democrats and 42% of Independents agree that Democrats should take action even without Republican support. 

Read the full polling tabs and methodology here


Data for Progress is a multidisciplinary group of experts using state-of-the-art techniques in data science to support progressive activists and causes.

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