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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Summary

Some findings of the current survey:

  • Obama and Biden lead Romney and Ryan by 12 points in the presidential race in California.
  • Just under half (48%) of likely voters would vote yes on Proposition 30; support is lower for Proposition 38 (39%).
  • Californians are much less pessimistic about the direction and economic outlook of the nation than they were in 2008.

Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [PDF] Governor Brown [PDF] California State Legislature [PDF] U.S. Congress [PDF]

Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [XLS] Governor Brown [XLS] California State Legislature [XLS] U.S. Congress [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] Economic Outlook for the United States [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] Economic Outlook for the United States [XLS]

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

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