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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Summary

Some findings of the current survey:

  • Only one of the six propositions on the May 19 special election ballot has majority support from likely voters. Opposition to all six has risen since March.
  • Fifty-seven percent of Californians say things in the United States are generally going in the right direction, the first time a majority has said so since the question was first asked in 2003.
  • While nearly half of Californians say they are very or somewhat worried about personal or family job loss, this share has declined 11 points since January.

Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama
Governor Schwarzenegger
California State Legislature
Congress

Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama
Governor Schwarzenegger
California State Legislature
Congress

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