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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Summary

Some findings of the current survey:

  • There is widespread support for Governor Brown’s budget proposal, including his plans to target education funding and pay down debt.
  • A record-high share of Californians say working illegal immigrants should be offered a path to legal status.
  • Two in three Californians support a nationwide ban on assault weapons.

Gun Regulation:
Guns in Homes [PDF] Role of Government [PDF] Assault Weapon Ban [PDF] Worry About Shootings [PDF]

Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [PDF] Governor Brown [PDF] California State Legislature [PDF] U.S. Congress [PDF] Senator Boxer [PDF] Senator Feinstein [PDF] Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate [PDF] Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives [PDF]

Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [XLS] Governor Brown [XLS] California State Legislature [XLS] U.S. Congress [XLS] Senator Boxer [XLS] Senator Feinstein [XLS] Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate [XLS] Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives [XLS]

Mood of Californians:
General Direction of Things in California [PDF] General Direction of Things in the United States [PDF] Economic Outlook for California [PDF]

Time Trends for the Mood of Californians:
General Direction of Things in California [XLS] General Direction of Things in the United States [XLS] Economic Outlook for California [XLS]

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

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