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> it will be entirely soaked up by corporations raising prices, because people will still have all the same "non-free votes" they had before, along with the free ones, and everything will adjust to the expectation that people spend both.

Is there any evidence for this, or is this purely conjecture?

There is some evidence, e.g. Government childcare subsidies in Australia. On the other hand, targeted subsidies may be worse than basic income in this respect.

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