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Friday, September 24, 2021

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

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McKenzie Wilson, mckenzie@dataforprogress.orgData for Progress

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 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


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