PPIC's Statewide Survey RSS Feedhttp://www.ppic.org/en-usCopyright 2016 PPIC All Rights Reserved.Sun, 11 Dec 2016 02:06:53 PDTPublic Policy Institute of California : Statewide Survey PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1223 <p> Californians give the state’s public higher education system high marks, but see affordability as a big problem. Most say higher education funding is inadequate but also believe that existing funds need to be used more wisely. While nearly all see the system as important to the state’s future, Californians are divided on whether a college education is necessary for individual success in today’s economy. </p> <p align="left"><img alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" border="0" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults1216.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters1216.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" border="0" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults1216.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters1216.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p>The survey was supported with funding from the Arjay and Frances Miller Foundation, the Flora Family Foundation, John and Louise Bryson, Walter Hewlett, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.</p> Thu, 8 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1218 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by a wide margin in California, and half of likely voters are more enthusiastic about voting than usual.</li> <li>In the US Senate race, Kamala Harris leads Loretta Sanchez by 22 points; a third of Republicans say they will not vote in this race.</li> <li>Majorities favor measures to extend a tax on high incomes, increase cigarette taxes, and legalize marijuana, but the state school bond measure fails to garner majority support.</li> <li>Slightly more than half of Californians have a favorable view of the Democratic Party; fewer than one in four view the Republican Party favorably.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" border="0" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults1016.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters1016.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" border="0" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults1016.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters1016.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p>The survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span> and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/support_detail.asp?i=1660#donor">PPIC Donor Circle</a></span>.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1214 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li> Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by a wide margin in California, and most likely voters are very interested in the upcoming presidential debates. </li> <li> In the US Senate race, Kamala Harris leads Loretta Sanchez by 7 points; many Californians remain undecided or say they will not vote in this race. </li> <li> Just under half of likely voters support the state school bond ballot measure, while majorities favor measures to increase cigarette taxes, extend a tax on high incomes, and legalize marijuana. </li> <li> Most Californians oppose building a wall along the border with Mexico, and most say there should be a way for undocumented immigrants to stay legally. Clinton and Trump supporters are split on these issues. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults0916.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0916.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults0916.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters0916.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p>The survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span> and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/support_detail.asp?i=1660#donor">PPIC Donor Circle</a></span>.</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1200 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Ten years after California enacted AB 32, strong majorities support the law’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goal and favor expanding it.</li> <li>Most Californians say they are willing to pay more for electricity from renewable sources to help reduce global warming.</li> <li>When asked about the most important environmental issue facing the state, more Californians name water supply and drought than any other issue.</li> <li>Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the presidential race; in the US Senate matchup, Kamala Harris leads Loretta Sanchez.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults0716.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0716.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults0716.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters0716.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p> The survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://kabcenellfdn.org/">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.heisingsimons.org/">Heising-Simons Foundation</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://piscesfoundation.org/">Pisces Foundation</a></span>, and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1199 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a close race in the Democratic presidential primary; both candidates lead Donald Trump in potential November matchups. </li> <li> Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez lead the top-two primary for the U.S. Senate, but almost a third of likely voters are undecided. </li> <li> The Republican Party’s favorability rating has dropped sharply since December, while the Democratic Party’s favorability rating has held steady. </li> <li> Most Californians and likely voters support extending Proposition 30 income taxes, increasing the tax on cigarettes, and legalizing marijuana. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults0516.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0516.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults0516.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters0516.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p>The survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span> and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/support_detail.asp?i=1660#donor">PPIC Donor Circle</a></span>.</p> Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1192 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li> Most Californians say that state funding for local schools is inadequate; solid majorities favor a Proposition 30 income tax increase extension and state and local school bonds. </li> <li>Democrats and Republicans are divided on the Common Core standards. Still, a majority of Californians are confident that Common Core will help prepare students for college and careers. </li> <li>While few Californians have heard of the Local Control Funding Formula, a solid majority are supportive after being read a short description of the policy. </li> <li>Californians are concerned about preschool affordability; most favor using some of the state budget surplus to fund early childhood education programs.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_AllAdults0416.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0416.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults0416.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters0416.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p> The survey was supported with funding from the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span>, <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1192">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://investinkidsla.org/">LA Partnership for Early Childhood Investment</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://silvergiving.org/">Silver Giving Foundation</a></span>, and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.stuartfoundation.org/">Stuart Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1178 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Donald Trump leads with 38 percent support among likely voters in California’s Republican presidential primary; Hillary Clinton has the support of 48 percent of Democratic primary likely voters. </li> <li>Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez lead the top-two primary for the U.S. Senate, but almost a third of likely voters are undecided. </li> <li> Most Californians view increased spending on the maintenance of roads, highways, and bridges as very important to the state’s future. </li> <li>With much of the state receiving seasonal rainfall, fewer Californians see their regional water supply as a big problem. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_Adults0316.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0316.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Time Trends</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_AllAdults0316.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrends_LikelyVoters0316.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p>The survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span> and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/support_detail.asp?i=1660#donor">PPIC Donor Circle</a></span>.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1175 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are divided over Governor Brown’s budget plan—they are also split on how the state should use its budget surplus.</li> <li>Most prefer alternatives to the governor’s plan to fund transportation infrastructure projects by raising fees and taxes.</li> <li>Among Californians, Hillary Clinton has the highest favorability rating and Donald Trump has the highest unfavorability rating.</li> <li>A record-high share of Californians (43%) view terrorism and security as a big problem in the state.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Crosstabs</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_Adults0116.pdf">All Adults</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/Crosstabs_LikelyVoters0116.pdf">Likely Voters</a></span> [PDF]<br /> </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0116.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0116.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0116.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0116.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Boxer0116.pdf">Senator Boxer</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Feinstein0116.pdf">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YCL0116.pdf">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YHR0116.pdf">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0116.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0116.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0116.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0116.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Boxer0116.xls">Senator Boxer</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Feinstein0116.xls">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YCL0116.xls">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YHR0116.xls">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0116.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0116.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0)"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0116.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0116.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span> and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/support_detail.asp?i=1660#donor">PPIC Donor Circle</a></span>.</p> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1171 <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are much more likely than adults nationwide to view global climate change as a very serious problem.</li> <li>Two in three Californians say the state is divided into haves and have-nots.</li> <li>Slightly more than half (54%) favor providing health care coverage for undocumented immigrants in California.</li> <li>Half prioritize new ideas and a different approach over experience and a proven record in a presidential candidate.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama1215.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown1215.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature1215.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress1215.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama1215.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown1215.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature1215.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress1215.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState1215.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal1215.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><span style="COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState1215.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal1215.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 2 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1163 <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Half of likely voters favor extending Proposition 30 taxes temporarily—most support cigarette tax increases.</li> <li>Californians continue to view local water supply as a big problem, but feel better about the way people are responding.</li> <li>Solid majorities of Californians see public pension spending as a problem and most think voters should weigh in on changes to the system.</li> <li>Californians are more supportive of immigration reform, abortion rights, and stricter gun laws than are adults nationwide.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0915.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0915.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0915.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0915.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Boxer0915.pdf">Senator Boxer</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Feinstein0915.pdf">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YCL0915.pdf">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YHR0915.pdf">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0915.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0915.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0915.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0915.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Boxer0915.xls">Senator Boxer</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Feinstein0915.xls">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YCL0915.xls">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YHR0915.xls">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0915.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0915.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionCountry0915.pdf">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOUS0915.pdf">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><span style="COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0915.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0915.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionCountry0915.xls">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOUS0915.xls">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1159 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians see global warming as a serious threat—and most do not think action to reduce global warming will lead to fewer jobs. </li> <li>There is strong support for the greenhouse gas emission reduction requirements in AB 32 and SB 32. </li> <li>Californians favor the energy goals in SB 350; they also favor state support for solar power and electric vehicles.</li> <li>Many say water is the state’s top environmental issue—but most do not know their local water district reduction targets.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0715.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0715.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0715.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0715.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0715.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0715.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0715.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0715.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://kabcenellfdn.org/">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</a></span>, <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.heisingsimons.org/">the Heising-Simons Foundation</a></span>, and <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://piscesfoundation.org/">the Pisces Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1153 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Public concern about the drought is at a record high: 69 percent of Californians say their regional water supply is a big problem. </li> <li>A solid majority favor the governor’s budget (73%) and his state Earned Income Tax Credit proposal (60%). </li> <li>Californians are divided on extending Proposition 30 tax increases. A solid majority (70%) favor increasing cigarette taxes, but fewer than half support other tax proposals. </li> <li>Most California adults (67%) and public school parents (65%) say unvaccinated children should not attend public school. A large majority (87%) say vaccines are at least somewhat safe. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0515.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0515.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0515.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0515.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0515.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0515.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0515.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0515.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0515.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0515.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0515.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0515.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Sun, 31 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1149 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>A strong majority of Californians support the Local Control Funding Formula; fewer than half favor the Common Core State Standards. </li> <li>Most public school parents say they have heard nothing at all about the Smarter Balanced assessments. </li> <li>Half of Californians say the state’s budget situation is a big problem for K–12 education and six in 10 say state funding for local schools is not enough. </li> <li>Two-thirds of adults and about half of likely voters would vote yes on a state or local bond measure to fund school construction projects. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0415.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0415.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0415.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0415.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span>, <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1149 ">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://silvergiving.org/">Silver Giving Foundation</a></span>, and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.stuartfoundation.org/">Stuart Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1143 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are worried about the water supply in their part of the state and say that people in their region are not doing enough to respond to the drought. </li> <li>Many share the governor’s concern about the state’s roads and bridges; fewer support tax increases to fund improvements. </li> <li>Most favor using state budget surpluses to restore higher education funding, but only if tuition and fees do not increase. </li> <li>Support for legalizing marijuana (53%) is at its highest point; more than half of Californians would not be bothered if a legal marijuana store opened in their neighborhood. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0315.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0315.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0315.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0315.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0315.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0315.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0315.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0315.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0315.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0315.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionCountry0315.pdf">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOUS0315.pdf">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0315.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0315.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionCountry0315.xls">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOUS0315.xls">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1125 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are starting 2015 on an optimistic note: majorities see the state headed in the right direction and are hopeful that elected leaders will work together.</li> <li>Partisans are divided over whether the state should use its budget surplus to pay down debt and build up the reserve or to restore social services.</li> <li>Californians support increased funding for higher education but also want existing funds to be spent more wisely.</li> <li>Most Californians see crime as a problem in their communities, and a majority think that minorities are not treated equally by the criminal justice system—blacks are especially likely to hold this view.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0115.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0115.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0115.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0115.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Boxer0115.pdf">Senator Boxer</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Feinstein0115.pdf">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YCL0115.pdf">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YHR0115.pdf">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0115.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0115.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0115.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0115.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Boxer0115.xls">Senator Boxer</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Feinstein0115.xls">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YCL0115.xls">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YHR0115.xls">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0115.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0115.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0)"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0115.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0115.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Future http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1122 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>While many Californians believe the state will be a better place to live in 2025, most (55%) think that today’s children will be worse off financially than their parents.</li> <li>A solid majority of Californians think that state and local governments are not doing enough to respond to the current drought. </li> <li>Californians are divided along party lines about extending the Proposition 30 tax increases, but there is bipartisan support for raising taxes on cigarettes and alcohol.</li> <li>Most Californians think the state is not adequately funding public colleges and universities—but few favor paying higher taxes or increasing student fees.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown1214.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature1214.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown1214.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature1214.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState1214.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal1214.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState1214.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal1214.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.blueshieldcafoundation.org/">Blue Shield of California Foundation</a>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;">California Postsecondary Education Commission Foundation, <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sff.org/">The San Francisco Foundation</a>, and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></span></span></span></p> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1118 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Governor Brown leads Neel Kashkari by 16 points in the gubernatorial election; attention to election news and enthusiasm about voting is lower than in past elections. </li> <li>Majorities support the water bond (56% to 32%) as record-high shares say that their regional water supply is a big problem. </li> <li>Proposition 45, which would regulate health insurance rate changes, is down 9 points since last month, but the share considering the outcome as very important is up 11 points. </li> <li>The share of Californians with unfavorable opinions of both major parties has increased since the last presidential election. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama1014.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown1014.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature1014.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress1014.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YCL1014.pdf">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YHR1014.pdf">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama1014.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown1014.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature1014.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress1014.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS] <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YCL1014.xls">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YHR1014.xls">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [XLS] </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState1014.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal1014.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState1014.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal1014.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1115 <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Most Californians say the health reform law has had no direct impact. One in five say it has directly helped and a similar share say it has directly hurt them. </li> <li>In the gubernatorial election, Governor Brown continues to lead Neel Kashkari by a wide margin; just one in 10 are very closely following news about candidates. </li> <li>As more Californians see the drought as the state’s most important issue, the water bond (Proposition 1) has a two-to-one margin of support (58% to 29%). </li> <li>A solid majority of likely voters support Proposition 47, which would reduce sentences for some drug and property crimes. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0914.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0914.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0914.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0914.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Boxer0914.pdf">Senator Boxer</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Feinstein0914.pdf">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0914.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0914.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0914.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0914.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Boxer0914.xls">Senator Boxer</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Feinstein0914.xls">Senator Feinstein</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0914.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0914.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><span style="COLOR: rgb(205,113,0); FONT-STYLE: italic"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0914.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0914.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1110 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Two in three Californians support the state’s emissions reduction goals. </li> <li>Strong support for cleaner fuels and energy declines if these changes would result in higher electricity bills or gas prices.</li> <li>A slim majority of likely voters would support the $11.1 billion water bond; support for a lower bond amount is slightly higher.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0714.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0714.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0714.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0714.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0714.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0714.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0714.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0714.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.hewlett.org/">The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation</a></span> and <span style="font-weight: bold;">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</span>.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1103 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are divided on how to spend the budget surplus. But a majority of likely voters (57%) prefer to pay down state debt and build up the reserve, while just 39 percent prefer to restore funding for social services.</li> <li>Californians continue to express distrust in state and federal government; most think both are run by a few big interests looking out for themselves. </li> <li>A slim majority Californians oppose the increased use of fracking; 46 percent favor building the Keystone XL pipeline.</li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0514.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0514.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0514.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0514.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YCL0514.pdf">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_YHR0514.pdf">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0514.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0514.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0514.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0514.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS] <br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YCL0514.xls">Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_YHR0514.xls">Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives</a></span> [XLS] </p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0514.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0514.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" alt="" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0514.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0514.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT