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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 12:08 PM

9. One of the best ways to drive turnout that we want is to raise the state minimum wage

 

If you raise the state minimum wage by $1 an hour, full-time workers gross about $2000.00 more a year. Would you show up at the ballot box for $2000 more a year?

This also drives up voters in exactly the places we want to drive it up--younger voters and less affluent voters.
Even if the minimum wage was raised only $.50 an hour, that would still be an extra $1000 gross for full-time workers. Minimum wages have been shown to significantly drive up the number of pro-Democratic voters in races all over the country in the past.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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