ICYMI: DATA FOR PROGRESS: VOTERS IN KEY STATES SUPPORT THE BUILD BACK BETTER INVESTMENTS

New polling from Data For Progress shows that the public investments in President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda is overwhelmingly popular across the political spectrum in key states, including Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

KEY POINTS:

  • The American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan both enjoy net positive support in all ten states — including when likely voters are told that these plans will be paid for by raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy. 
  • All the tested provisions of the American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan are backed by majorities of likely voters in all these states — including from overwhelming numbers of self-identifying Democrats, majorities of Independents, and generally a third of Republicans. 
  • Paid family and medical leave is the most popular component of the American Families Plan —with at minimum 65 percent support across the ten states polled.
  • Bipartisan majorities overwhelmingly view investments in jobs in caregiving, childcare, or long-term care for seniors and people with disabilities as a driver of economic growth, as they allow other family members to enter the workforce.

IN THE STATES:

  • Arizona
    • 72% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 62% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 60% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Colorado
    • 78% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 73% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 67% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Georgia
    • 73% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 68% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 64% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Michigan
    • 72% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 67% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 62% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Montana
    • 52% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 54% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 48% of voters support the American Families Plan by a +1 point margin
  • New Hampshire
    • 59% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 63% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 57% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • North Carolina
    • 74% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 69% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 65% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Pennsylvania
    • 75% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 74% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 67% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • West Virginia
    • 57% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 58% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 54% of voters support the American Families Plan
  • Wisconsin
    • 72% of voters support the American Rescue Plan
    • 70% of voters support the American Jobs Plan
    • 59% of voters support the American Families Plan

View the full polling and methodology here.

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