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Political Landscape

Californians’ Views on Climate Change

The state’s leadership on climate change is important to most Californians. Most are concerned about the effects of global warming—including severe wildfires and rising sea…

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California Voter and Party Profiles

Voter registration is up slightly, and the share of independents continues to grow. Democrats and Republicans tend to live in different areas of the state.

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California’s Independent Voters

Independents are now California’s second-largest voting bloc. Most lean toward a major party—but most also say neither party does an adequate job.

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California’s Likely Voters

Likely voters are disproportionately white; they also tend to be older, more educated and affluent, homeowners, and US born.

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Millennial Voters and California Politics

Millennials are more liberal than older Californians—and more likely to favor immigration, health care reform, and state efforts to address climate change. But only one…

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Race and Voting in California

California is a majority-minority state, but turnout among Latinos and Asian Americans continues to lag.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Key findings from the current survey: A majority of likely voters (56%) say the candidates’ environmental positions are very important in determining their vote in…

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Californians and the Coast

Most Californians see ocean and beach conditions as very important to the state’s future. Three in four Californians (74%) say the condition of the ocean…

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