EEC Polling: Overwhelming Opposition to Electric Vehicle Subsidies

EEC Polling: Overwhelming Opposition to Electric Vehicle Subsidies
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The Energy Equality Coalition (EEC) today released the results of its new national survey regarding taxpayer-funded subsidies for wealthy owners of electric vehicles. The survey, which was conducted among 1,000 likely voters by McLaughlin & Associates, measured strong opposition from across the political and demographic spectrum; most notably, a full 77% of likely voters believe working-class Americans should not be required to subsidize the purchasing habits of the wealthy.

The findings of EEC's new survey demonstrate that the disapproval of these subsidies among Americans has only grown; in a similar poll on the subject last summer, 67 percent of voters were "resistant to the idea that they should pay for people to buy electric vehicles."

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