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McKenzie Wilson,

POLL: Voters Continue to Strongly Support Biden's Build Back Better Agenda, Want Wealth Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share

A Bipartisan Majority of Voters—Including Most Republicans—Support All Pay-Fors in the Budget Reconciliation Package


Not only do a large bipartisan majority of voters support all pay-fors in the budget reconciliation plan -- a plurality of Republicans also support each of them, according to a new poll released today by Data For Progress and Invest in America. Additionally, the poll found that a significant majority of voters support every major initiative in the Build Back Better agenda and want it passed through the reconciliation package.

Voters support the Build Back Better Plan by a +32-point margin, including Democrats by a +78-point margin, Independents by a +25-point margin, and more than a third of Republicans.

Voters also overwhelmingly support every single major provision of the Build Back Better agenda, including the following:

  • 79% of voters support investing in long-term care for seniors.

  • 74% of voters support funding to modernize the electric grid and conduct new research.

  • 73% of voters support allowing Medicare to negotiate the cost of prescription drugs.

  • 73% of voters support modernizing K-12 schools and facilities.

  • 59% of voters support universal pre-kindergarten for all 3- and 4-year-olds.

  • 58% of voters support two years of tuition-free community college.

  • 58% of voters support the creation of a Civilian Climate Corps.

  • 56% of voters support a path to citizenship for immigrants living in the United States.

Read the full polling tabs and methodology here.

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