PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2007
Some findings of the current survey:
- Sixty-four percent of likely voters support Governor Arnold
Schwarzenegger's proposal to issue $43.3 billion in bonds to increase
funding for education facilities, prisons, water storage, and other
- Fifty-two percent of voters admit that they know very little (43%)
or nothing (9%) about how bonds are paid for in California. Six percent
say they know a lot.
- The share of residents who describe the state budget as a big
problem has fallen 29 points, from 73 percent to 44 percent, since May
This is the 77th PPIC Statewide Survey and the 23rd in PPIC's
Californians and Their Government series, conducted periodically to
examine the social, economic, and political trends that influence public
policy preferences and ballot choices in the state. It is supported by
funding from The James Irvine Foundation.