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Fact Cards

About 2 in 3 Californians support the state making its own policies to address climate change.
California added more than 5 million people since 1990, yet urban water use changed little.
Gun deaths drove California’s largest-ever rise in homicides.
94% Most Californians say housing affordability is a problem in their part of the state.
Party registration sept 2023 Democrats are the largest block of registered voters by party.
55% Most California adults favor providing health care to undocumented immigrants.
Schools were a key source of food for low-income families despite closures during the pandemic.
A majority of the nearly 6 million students in California’s public schools are “high need”—low-income, English Learner (EL), homeless, or foster youth.
Safety net programs kept more than 19.7% of children out of poverty in fall 2021.
In 2020, California lost population for the first time in state history.