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In an upcoming referendum, voters will be asked whether the minimum wage should be increased. Telephone polls of likely voters were conducted to predict what the result might be. All respondents were put into at least one of six categories based on profession and age: scientist, lawyer, hourly wage earner, small business owner, younger voter, older voter.

The opinion polls showed:

  • A majority of voters are in favor of keeping the current minimum wage.
  • A majority of scientists and lawyers supported a rise in the minimum wage.
  • Younger voters are more inclined to support a rise in the minimum wage.
  • Older voters tend to support no change.
  • Hourly wage earners overwhelmingly supported a rise in the minimum wage.
  • Small business owners were evenly split on the subject.

Select all the statements that can be concluded from the above text:

(Select all acceptable answers.)

It is more likely that the results of the referendum will reflect the views of older voters.
A scientist will likely be more inclined to vote for a rise in the minimum wage than an older voter.
A small business owner will likely vote in favor of keeping the current minimum wage.
Younger voters will likely be more inclined to vote for a rise in the minimum wage than lawyers.
Hourly wage earners will likely have more sway than small business owners.
   

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