The president’s health care proposal provides tax credits on a sliding scale that are based on income.
Still, polling by the Independent Women’s Voice found “majorities of ‘middle class’ voters were discouraged from supporting the legislation despite their potential to gain from subsidies.” Taxpayers earning between $20,000 and $69,000 annually were most opposed. Surveys were conducted between Mar. 8 and 10 and results were released on Monday.
The study also found 62 percent of men and 58 percent of women surveyed would support a candidate in the upcoming election who opposed the health care reform proposal that the House is expected to vote on later this week.