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ICYMI: Voters From Across the Political Spectrum Overwhelmingly Support Competitiveness Legislation

March 04, 2022

New polling figures from Data for Progress show that Americans from all political parties support the America COMPETES Act by a colossal 65 point margin. The President called for bipartisan competitiveness legislation like the COMPETES Act during the State of the Union so we can manufacture more in America, lower prices, and create good-paying jobs in communities in every corner of America.

Data for Progress’ poll shows that the American people overwhelmingly agree, with Democrats supporting this legislation by a 78 point margin, independents by a 63 point margin, and Republicans by a 53 point margin.

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Data for Progress: Voters Support the America COMPETES Act
[Devi Ruia, 3/4/22]

In February, the House of Representatives passed the America COMPETES Act, based on its counterpart that passed the Senate in June, the U.S Innovation and Competition Act (USICA). This legislation would invest in American competitiveness, domestic manufacturing, job creation, and research and development.

New polling from Data for Progress finds a strong majority of voters support the America COMPETES Act. Voters support the bill by a +65-point margin, including Democrats by a +78-point margin, Independents by a +63-point margin, and Republicans by a +53-point margin.

Joseph R. Biden, ICYMI: Voters From Across the Political Spectrum Overwhelmingly Support Competitiveness Legislation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/354771

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