SeaTac living wage: Early results show support for change
6 November 2013 Last updated at 22:29 GMT
In the tiny Washington city of SeaTac, residents have been voting whether or not to raise the minimum wage from around US$9 an hour to US$15 an hour.
As early results show support for a living wage, Labour unions around the country are watching with interest.
Samira Hussain reports from SeaTac.