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California's Exclusive Electorate: Who Votes and Why It Matters
Mark Baldassare

March 2016

Only half of California's adults are likely to vote in the 2016 presidential election, and these voters do not reflect the state's diversity, attitudes, or policy preferences. Changes to the election process will bring in new voters, but broader solutions are needed — including providing civics education, increasing economic mobility, and expanding citizenship rates.

This research was supported with funding from The James Irvine Foundation.