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Interviewing took place on weekend days and weekday nights May 11-20, 2018. The May 2018 sampling error for the 901 likely voters, taking design effects from weighting into consideration, is ±4.1 percent. Sampling error is only one type of error to which surveys are subject. Results may also be affected by factors such as question wording, question order, and survey timing. If you have any questions or require additional information regarding this survey, please contact surveys@ppic.org PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Apr 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Dec 2016 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Apr 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve 52% 50% 54% 57% 53% 56% 55% 52% 50% 52% 61% 62% 59% 56% 55% 53% 50% 56% 53% 60% 54% 55% 55% 54% 53% 56% 58% 57% 54% 55% 56% 54% 56% 52% 60% 49% 49% 54% 48% 49% 48% 50% 49% 45% disapprove 41% 42% 41% 36% 38% 37% 37% 36% 40% 38% 32% 31% 33% 32% 38% 36% 39% 35% 36% 31% 35% 35% 37% 36% 37% 36% 33% 34% 37% 36% 34% 35% 31% 35% 32% 38% 39% 31% 40% 41% 39% 36% 40% 43% [VOL] don't know 7% 8% 5% 6% 9% 7% 8% 12% 9% 10% 7% 7% 8% 12% 7% 11% 10% 9% 11% 9% 11% 10% 9% 10% 11% 8% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 11% 13% 13% 8% 13% 12% 15% 11% 10% 13% 14% 11% 12% Unweighted n 899 863 924 1038 1066 1056 1096 1084 1012 1026 1061 1102 1112 1020 1050 1048 985 993 1031 1036 1097 1054 1054 1041 1063 1056 1006 1050 966 908 971 1029 1068 1080 1138 1077 1092 1267 1117 1124 1132 1110 1433 1331 Page 1 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Sep 2012 Aug 2012 42% 46% 47% 42% 11% 11% May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 42% 47% 46% 43% 40% 38% 14% 12% 16% Jan 2012 Dec 2011 44% 46% 38% 36% 17% 17% Nov 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 47% 45% 48% 38% 35% 35% 15% 20% 17% Jun 2011 Apr 2011 Mar 2011 46% 46% 41% 28% 32% 25% 25% 21% 34% Feb 2011 Jan 2011 41% 47% 17% 20% 43% 33% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1322 1551 1248 1196 1160 1297 1288 1622 1350 1631 1400 1640 1363 1552 1380 Page 2 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Apr 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Dec 2016 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Apr 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 42% 42% 45% 50% 46% 45% 44% 45% 41% 44% 48% 50% 45% 43% 42% 42% 38% 40% 38% 41% 38% 39% 32% 30% 36% 39% 41% 39% 37% 32% 31% 36% 29% 32% 33% 32% 32% 33% 29% 29% 25% 31% disapprove 48% 49% 46% 41% 44% 46% 47% 42% 46% 45% 41% 38% 44% 43% 48% 48% 49% 51% 50% 48% 48% 47% 54% 52% 55% 50% 47% 51% 51% 54% 56% 54% 56% 57% 57% 56% 57% 55% 59% 64% 61% 55% [VOL] don't know 10% 9% 8% 9% 10% 9% 9% 13% 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 14% 9% 10% 13% 9% 12% 11% 14% 15% 13% 18% 9% 11% 13% 10% 13% 14% 13% 11% 15% 12% 10% 12% 10% 12% 12% 7% 14% 14% Unweighted n 895 864 924 1036 1065 1053 1098 1088 1012 1033 1057 1101 1115 1016 1050 1045 982 993 1029 1034 1100 1056 1055 1043 1061 1059 1003 1046 969 901 972 1027 1074 1084 1145 1077 1095 1272 1125 1129 1130 1115 Page 3 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Nov 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 Jun 2011 Apr 2011 Mar 2011 Feb 2011 Jan 2011 Nov 2010 Oct 2010 Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Apr 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2009 Sep 2009 Jul 2009 May 2009 Apr 2009 Mar 2009 Feb 2009 Jan 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 May 2008 Apr 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 approve 26% 21% 22% 21% 17% 15% 21% 17% 16% 17% 17% 15% 17% 14% 16% 20% 18% 9% 10% 11% 10% 11% 11% 9% 12% 10% 10% 16% 10% 12% 16% 11% 14% 15% 20% 22% 16% 20% 23% 22% 25% 27% disapprove 61% 68% 68% 69% 71% 73% 66% 71% 69% 70% 71% 74% 72% 74% 70% 63% 68% 82% 86% 85% 82% 80% 79% 85% 80% 83% 80% 76% 84% 80% 74% 80% 75% 76% 69% 70% 76% 74% 65% 66% 64% 61% [VOL] don't know 13% 11% 10% 10% 11% 12% 14% 12% 15% 13% 12% 11% 11% 12% 14% 17% 14% 9% 3% 4% 8% 8% 9% 6% 7% 7% 10% 8% 6% 8% 10% 10% 10% 9% 11% 8% 9% 6% 12% 12% 11% 12% Unweighted n 1434 1329 1325 1560 1248 1199 1162 1297 1293 1634 1363 1639 1404 1644 1360 1558 1390 1673 1238 1214 1462 1247 1540 1235 1299 1077 1630 1339 1563 1213 1596 1136 1564 1387 1633 1280 1277 1183 1224 1517 1219 1226 Page 4 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Dec 2007 35% 54% 10% Oct 2007 Sep 2007 32% 29% 54% 59% 14% 11% Jun 2007 May 2007 Apr 2007 35% 36% 35% 47% 51% 51% 18% 14% 14% Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 39% 37% 26% 47% 49% 61% 14% 14% 13% Sep 2006 Aug 2006 May 2006 32% 27% 23% 55% 61% 61% 13% 12% 15% Mar 2006 Jan 2006 23% 25% 65% 63% 12% 12% Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 23% 21% 28% 60% 65% 60% 17% 14% 12% Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 23% 24% 33% 64% 63% 57% 13% 12% 11% Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 40% 37% 37% 38% 35% 46% 51% 52% 51% 52% 14% 12% 11% 11% 13% Jan 2004 Aug 2003 Jun 2003 34% 22% 29% 50% 68% 58% 16% 10% 13% Feb 2003 Sep 2002 Jan 2002 29% 40% 46% 55% 45% 43% 16% 15% 11% Dec 2001 Jan 2001 50% 56% 36% 32% 14% 12% Sep 2000 56% 34% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1146 1574 1158 1106 1127 1510 1233 1274 1188 1207 1105 1093 1002 1256 1443 1161 1111 1052 1237 1230 1210 1191 1183 1346 1098 977 1067 1032 1071 1029 967 939 1085 1089 Page 5 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? May 2018 Jan 2018 Sep 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 May 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jun 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jun 2013 May 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 May 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Sep 2011 Jun 2011 Jun 2011 Mar 2011 Feb 2011 Jan 2011 Oct 2010 good times 50% 56% 51% 50% 51% 46% 47% 45% 46% 44% 47% 46% 44% 49% 54% 51% 42% 44% 44% 42% 46% 38% 44% 46% 45% 41% 44% 37% 34% 29% 27% 28% 27% 22% 19% 20% 29% 26% 31% 28% 20% bad times 40% 34% 42% 41% 34% 40% 42% 43% 45% 46% 43% 44% 44% 39% 36% 40% 47% 46% 46% 48% 47% 52% 46% 44% 46% 52% 44% 55% 53% 63% 65% 62% 65% 68% 74% 70% 63% 65% 57% 63% 65% [VOL] don't know 10% 10% 7% 10% 15% 14% 11% 12% 9% 11% 10% 10% 11% 12% 10% 9% 11% 10% 10% 10% 8% 10% 10% 10% 9% 8% 11% 8% 12% 9% 9% 11% 8% 10% 7% 10% 8% 8% 12% 9% 14% Unweighted n 897 1036 1099 1060 1100 1019 1048 983 1030 1034 1106 1060 1041 1055 1001 1047 970 906 1033 1084 1139 1076 1095 1431 1117 1131 1110 1428 1329 1321 1242 1165 1294 1288 1357 1483 1401 1362 1558 1392 1220 Page 6 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2009 Sep 2009 Jul 2009 Jun 2009 May 2009 Mar 2009 Feb 2009 Jan 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 Jul 2008 Jun 2008 May 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 Jul 2006 May 2006 Mar 2006 Feb 2006 Jan 2006 Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 Aug 2005 Jul 2005 good times 24% 19% 22% 21% 17% 20% 17% 22% 13% 18% 19% 15% 13% 13% 17% 15% 17% 17% 14% 12% 16% 12% 18% 23% 29% 43% 41% 41% 52% 52% 48% 45% 42% 39% 50% 46% 49% 43% 35% 33% 42% 45% bad times 62% 74% 71% 72% 76% 73% 75% 71% 81% 77% 75% 79% 83% 82% 75% 77% 72% 75% 80% 82% 75% 80% 74% 68% 62% 47% 47% 49% 37% 35% 40% 43% 43% 48% 38% 42% 40% 45% 54% 57% 47% 39% [VOL] don't know 13% 7% 7% 7% 7% 6% 7% 7% 6% 5% 6% 6% 4% 5% 9% 8% 11% 8% 7% 6% 9% 8% 9% 9% 9% 10% 12% 11% 11% 13% 12% 12% 15% 12% 12% 12% 11% 12% 11% 10% 12% 16% Unweighted n 1206 1461 1243 1230 1299 1078 1627 1337 1568 1502 1217 1136 1565 1389 1636 1277 1281 1182 1454 1422 1220 1221 1227 1150 1157 1106 1122 1233 1274 1186 1209 1100 1351 1093 1000 1232 1252 1446 1159 1110 1054 1459 Page 7 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? good times bad times [VOL] don't know May 2005 44% 45% 11% Apr 2005 Jan 2005 38% 47% 51% 38% 11% 15% Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 45% 48% 46% 40% 39% 40% 15% 14% 14% Jul 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 50% 42% 43% 39% 45% 43% 12% 12% 14% Feb 2004 Jan 2004 Nov 2003 42% 51% 40% 45% 34% 45% 13% 15% 15% Oct 2003 Sep 2003 34% 31% 44% 51% 22% 18% Aug 2003 Jul 2003 Jun 2003 27% 29% 25% 56% 62% 66% 17% 9% 9% Feb 2003 Nov 2002 Oct 2002 15% 45% 35% 76% 46% 53% 9% 9% 12% Sep 2002 Aug 2002 Feb 2002 Jan 2002 Dec 2001 40% 35% 46% 46% 35% 50% 53% 47% 48% 59% 10% 12% 7% 6% 6% Jan 2001 Aug 2000 Feb 2000 52% 78% 81% 36% 16% 11% 12% 7% 8% Dec 1999 Sep 1999 79% 76% 15% 19% 6% 5% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1241 1470 1227 1209 1195 1181 1445 1336 1099 1007 979 1183 1119 1133 1057 1153 1025 1075 913 1046 1036 969 950 971 947 1090 1013 1012 910 914 Page 8 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q7. California now has a top-two primary system for statewide races in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate. If the June primary for governor were being held today, and these were the candidates, who would you vote for? Travis Allen, a Republican, California Assemblyman/Bu sinessman John Chiang, a John Cox, a Democrat, Republican, California State businessman/Tax Treasurer payer Advocate Delaine Eastin, a Democrat, educator/Youth Advocate Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, Antonio Lieutenant Villaraigosa, a Governor/ Democrat, Public Businessman Policy Advisor May 2018 11% 9% 19% 6% 25% 15% Apr 2018 10% 7% 15% 6% 26% 13% Mar 2018 10% 6% 14% 5% 28% 12% Jan 2018 8% 9% 7% 4% 23% 21% Dec 2017 6% 9% 9% 3% 23% 18% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Doug Ose, a Republican NA NA NA 3% NA or someone else (SPECIFY) [VOL] don't know 1% 15% 1% 22% 1% 24% 1% 24% 0% 30% Unweighted n 890 859 920 1030 1052 Page 9 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Oct 2010 Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 Jul 2008 May 2008 Mar 2008 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. How closely are you following news about candidates for the 2018 governor's election- very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely? very closely 19% 18% 14% 7% 7% 60% 61% 53% 55% 57% 52% 45% 18% 12% 11% 8% 9% 7% 7% 5% 58% 53% 40% 42% 43% 41% 36% 40% 39% 30% 22% 21% 17% 11% 10% 62% 54% 52% 39% 42% 47% 50% fairly closely 39% 36% 34% 23% 18% 32% 33% 38% 34% 35% 37% 37% 34% 40% 42% 31% 23% 23% 21% 17% 35% 37% 44% 44% 42% 42% 49% 42% 50% 51% 48% 46% 46% 34% 33% 30% 37% 39% 49% 44% 43% 42% not too closely 30% 32% 35% 39% 45% 6% 5% 7% 9% 6% 9% 14% 34% 28% 31% 41% 40% 39% 50% 40% 6% 9% 12% 12% 12% 14% 13% 14% 9% 16% 23% 27% 28% 42% 36% 5% 7% 7% 10% 12% 7% 7% not at all closely 11% 13% 16% 30% 29% 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% 3% 13% 19% 15% 19% 27% 29% 21% 37% 1% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 7% 6% 8% 12% 20% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% Unweighted n 900 862 931 1041 1070 1024 1053 1055 990 997 1039 1043 974 915 983 1037 1077 1089 1151 1080 1335 1331 1568 1255 1206 1167 1305 1298 1238 1219 1466 1251 1238 1302 1078 1640 1282 1283 1184 1456 1229 1222 Page 10 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. How closely are you following news about candidates for the 2018 governor's election- very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely? very closely fairly closely Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 Jul 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Mar 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 Jul 2006 May 2006 Apr 2006 Mar 2006 Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Feb 2004 Jan 2004 Sep 2003 Aug 2003 Oct 2002 Sep 2002 Aug 2002 Feb 2002 Jan 2002 Jan 2001 Oct 2000 Sep 2000 Aug 2000 Feb 2000 Jan 2000 Dec 1999 Sep 1999 Jan 1999 Oct 1998 Sep 1998 May 1998 Apr 1998 44% 26% 29% 30% 21% 30% 25% 19% 17% 15% 19% 18% 16% 13% 61% 51% 48% 33% 22% 49% 45% 22% 28% 22% 13% 12% 72% 56% 48% 41% 21% 14% 16% 20% 19% 13% 9% 13% 9% 44% 52% 54% 49% 52% 48% 44% 55% 57% 49% 49% 50% 44% 39% 34% 39% 41% 47% 40% 43% 44% 53% 52% 54% 43% 39% 21% 34% 39% 44% 55% 51% 52% 57% 59% 50% 45% 49% 43% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not too closely 10% 19% 14% 17% 23% 17% 25% 20% 20% 28% 24% 24% 29% 34% 4% 8% 9% 14% 25% 6% 8% 20% 16% 19% 35% 33% 5% 8% 10% 11% 20% 29% 26% 20% 19% 30% 35% 32% 39% not at all closely 2% 3% 3% 4% 4% 5% 6% 5% 6% 8% 7% 6% 11% 14% 1% 3% 2% 6% 13% 1% 2% 4% 4% 4% 9% 15% 2% 2% 3% 4% 4% 6% 5% 3% 3% 7% 11% 7% 9% [VOL] don't know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% Unweighted n 1233 1153 1164 1416 1115 1130 1239 1191 1213 1106 1353 1093 1267 1008 1217 1204 1188 1015 982 1149 1068 1051 1036 974 958 976 1095 1090 1095 1014 1014 985 910 914 1054 1111 1046 952 993 Page 11 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q9. In general, would you say you are satisfied or not satisfied with your choices of candidates in the primary election for governor this June? satisfied not satisfied [VOL] don't know May 2018 64% 27% 9% Mar 2018 55% 29% 16% Jan 2018 54% 26% 20% Dec 2017 48% 31% 22% May 2014 51% 32% 17% Mar 2014 40% 36% 25% Jan 2014 43% 34% 23% Dec 2013 40% 32% 29% Mar 2010 46% 38% 15% Dec 2009 32% 42% 26% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 898 922 1037 1063 1029 1079 1143 1075 1233 1075 Page 12 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government- May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q10. In deciding who to vote for in the election for governor, how important to you are the candidates' performances in public debates - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? very important somewhat important not too important May 2018 41% 41% 12% Sep 2006 32% 40% 17% May 2006 30% 43% 15% Sep 2003 27% 40% 16% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not at all important 6% 10% 11% 14% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 1% 2% Unweighted n 900 1027 1094 1147 Page 13 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q11. Keeping in mind that California has the top-two primary system, if the June primary for U.S. Senator were being held today, and these were the candidates, who would you vote for? Kevin De Leon, a Democrat, California Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, US Senator or someone else (SPECIFY) May 2018 17% 41% 5% Mar 2018 16% 42% 2% Jan 2018 17% 46% 3% Dec 2017 21% 45% 1% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 36% 39% 33% 33% Unweighted n 882 917 1036 1057 Page 14 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q12. In general, would you say you are satisfied or not satisfied with your choices of candidates in the primary election for US Senator this June? satisfied not satisfied [VOL] don't know May 2018 50% 40% 11% Mar 2018 Mar 2010 47% 55% 44% 28% 9% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 899 923 1234 Page 15 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q13. If the 2018 election for U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for [ROTATE] [1] the Republican candidate [OR] [2] the Democratic candidate] in your district? Rep/lean Rep Dem/lean Dem May 2018 38% 52% Mar 2018 Oct 2014 39% 41% 53% 48% Oct 2006 Oct 2000 Sep 2000 36% 41% 41% 48% 47% 47% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 10% 8% 11% 11% 11% 10% Unweighted n 891 917 954 1184 1089 1091 Page 16 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q20. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Donald Trump is handling his job as president? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know May 2018 38% 58% 4% Mar 2018 Jan 2018 37% 32% 61% 67% 2% 1% Dec 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 34% 31% 34% 63% 66% 63% 3% 3% 3% May 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 33% 35% 34% 63% 62% 55% 3% 3% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 889 920 1038 1058 1095 1085 1013 1058 1094 Page 17 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is handling its job? May 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 approve 18% 22% 15% 15% 18% 17% 19% 27% 25% 17% 16% 17% 15% 14% 19% 14% 17% 17% 20% 16% 24% 16% 16% 15% 14% 9% 15% 10% 18% 18% 19% 16% 21% 15% 17% 15% 16% 17% 14% 9% 15% 17% disapprove 78% 74% 81% 80% 79% 78% 76% 68% 68% 77% 81% 80% 82% 83% 78% 81% 79% 78% 74% 80% 71% 79% 80% 83% 82% 87% 82% 86% 79% 77% 77% 81% 73% 81% 78% 81% 78% 79% 82% 88% 79% 78% [VOL] don't know 5% 4% 3% 4% 3% 5% 5% 6% 7% 6% 3% 3% 3% 2% 3% 5% 4% 6% 6% 4% 5% 5% 5% 2% 4% 4% 3% 4% 3% 4% 5% 3% 6% 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 4% 3% 6% 5% Unweighted n 891 925 1040 1068 1098 1091 1017 1059 1098 1024 1054 1051 985 1038 1040 1111 1065 1057 1045 1057 1008 970 907 976 1034 1091 1150 1078 1086 1268 1124 1132 1113 1332 1325 1562 1252 1163 1300 1293 1360 1638 Page 18 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Mar 2011 22% 69% 9% Oct 2010 Sep 2010 26% 21% 71% 74% 3% 5% May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 26% 14% 29% 68% 82% 65% 6% 4% 6% Dec 2009 Sep 2009 May 2009 29% 34% 39% 66% 60% 53% 5% 6% 7% Mar 2009 Jan 2009 Oct 2008 35% 30% 18% 58% 64% 78% 7% 6% 4% Sep 2008 Aug 2008 26% 22% 67% 72% 7% 6% Mar 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 30% 23% 28% 63% 72% 66% 7% 5% 6% Jun 2007 Jan 2007 Sep 2006 30% 37% 31% 62% 51% 63% 9% 12% 6% Mar 2006 Oct 2005 31% 37% 62% 55% 7% 8% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1365 1233 1214 1250 1231 1296 1076 1338 1216 1134 1389 1281 1280 1180 1220 1147 1160 1106 1276 1207 1004 1164 Page 19 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q23. How much of the time do you think you can trust the STATE government in Sacramento to do what is right - just about always, most of the time, or only some of the time? just about always most of the time only some of the time May 2018 6% 32% 48% Jun 2015 Dec 2014 2% 5% 25% 26% 62% 61% May 2014 Dec 2013 May 2013 3% 2% 4% 24% 21% 17% 61% 64% 69% Oct 2012 Dec 2011 Jun 2011 2% 2% 2% 20% 13% 16% 68% 70% 72% Oct 2010 Sep 2009 May 2009 1% 2% 2% 14% 16% 14% 69% 71% 70% Aug 2008 Mar 2008 3% 2% 25% 24% 63% 65% Sep 2007 Mar 2007 Aug 2006 3% 2% 3% 22% 28% 20% 69% 64% 72% Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 2% 4% 3% 22% 23% 25% 69% 65% 65% May 2004 Jan 2004 Oct 2003 Sep 2003 Jun 2003 3% 4% 3% 3% 2% 25% 22% 22% 18% 29% 66% 66% 69% 66% 63% Feb 2003 Dec 2002 Aug 2002 3% 4% 3% 25% 26% 30% 66% 64% 61% Jan 2002 Jan 2001 Jan 1999 3% 5% 2% 41% 41% 35% 54% 50% 61% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] none of the time 13% 9% 8% 11% 12% 10% 10% 14% 9% 15% 10% 13% 8% 6% 6% 5% 5% 6% 6% 6% 6% 7% 5% 12% 5% 5% 5% 5% 1% 2% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% Unweighted n 901 1046 1058 1037 1077 1127 1337 1294 1405 1235 1341 1218 1184 1221 1163 1238 1107 1058 1239 1234 1102 979 1135 1147 1032 1081 1089 974 976 1095 1055 Page 20 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q24. How much of the time do you think you can trust the FEDERAL government in Washington today to do what is right - just about always, most of the time, or only some of the time? just about always most of the time only some of the time May 2018 3% 15% 68% Mar 2017 Oct 2016 2% 4% 18% 26% 69% 57% Jun 2015 May 2014 Dec 2013 3% 3% 2% 18% 16% 14% 69% 68% 71% Oct 2012 Dec 2011 Oct 2010 5% 1% 3% 20% 8% 23% 68% 77% 63% May 2009 Oct 2008 Mar 2008 3% 2% 2% 28% 18% 18% 61% 69% 71% Sep 2007 Mar 2007 2% 3% 16% 21% 71% 70% Oct 2006 Oct 2005 Jan 2005 4% 4% 4% 19% 22% 26% 64% 64% 62% Feb 2004 Feb 2003 Dec 2002 4% 4% 4% 21% 31% 29% 61% 61% 61% Aug 2002 Jan 2002 Oct 2000 Jan 2000 Dec 1999 6% 5% 3% 3% 4% 28% 36% 29% 28% 27% 61% 56% 63% 63% 64% Sep 1998 May 1998 Apr 1998 4% 3% 2% 27% 22% 23% 64% 60% 63% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] none of the time 13% 10% 12% 9% 11% 12% 6% 13% 10% 7% 11% 8% 10% 6% 12% 10% 7% 12% 3% 5% 4% 1% 4% 5% 4% 4% 14% 11% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% Unweighted n 897 1067 1020 1044 1035 1078 1334 1297 1237 1218 1281 1218 1162 1239 1190 1166 1234 1013 1079 1089 971 976 1088 984 910 1046 950 991 Page 21 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q25. Please indicate which comes closest to your own view. [1] Immigrants today are a benefit to California because of their hard work and job skills [OR] [2] Immigrants today are a burden to California because they use public services. immigrants are a benefit to California immigrants are a burden to California [VOL] don't know May 2018 67% 28% 5% Sep 2017 Jan 2016 72% 61% 25% 32% 3% 8% Sep 2015 Jan 2015 Sep 2014 56% 53% 51% 37% 41% 41% 7% 6% 8% Mar 2014 May 2013 Jan 2013 58% 53% 54% 35% 41% 39% 7% 6% 7% Mar 2012 Sep 2010 Mar 2010 51% 47% 47% 39% 44% 47% 10% 9% 6% Sep 2009 Aug 2008 52% 48% 41% 45% 7% 7% Mar 2008 Dec 2007 Jun 2007 52% 51% 48% 41% 42% 42% 7% 7% 10% Mar 2007 Sep 2006 Sep 2005 54% 50% 50% 39% 42% 41% 7% 8% 9% Feb 2004 Dec 2001 Feb 2000 49% 52% 52% 41% 38% 35% 10% 10% 13% Apr 1998 44% 43% 13% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 873 1084 1014 1048 990 891 1072 1106 1096 1143 1193 1212 1318 1164 1203 1136 1094 1221 1199 1104 994 938 998 979 Page 22 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q26. Which comes closer to your view about how to handle undocumented immigrants who are living in the US... [ROTATE] [1] There should be a way for them to stay in the country legally, if certain requirements are met [OR] [2] They should allowed to stay legally not allowed to stay legally [VOL] don't know May 2018 80% 17% 3% Dec 2017 Jan 2017 81% 83% 17% 15% 2% 2% Sep 2016 May 2016 Jan 2016 80% 75% 78% 18% 22% 21% 2% 3% 1% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 889 1064 1097 1048 982 1032 Page 23 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q28. As you may know, a health reform bill was signed into law in 2010. Given what you know about the health reform law, do you have a [rotate] [1] [generally favorable] [or] [2] [generally unfavorable] opinion of it? generally favorable generally unfavorable [VOL] don't know May 2018 45% 45% 10% Sep 2017 May 2017 58% 49% 38% 46% 4% 5% Jan 2017 Dec 2015 Mar 2015 53% 49% 48% 40% 46% 47% 7% 5% 4% Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 48% 45% 46% 46% 47% 46% 6% 8% 7% Sep 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 45% 47% 44% 49% 48% 50% 6% 6% 7% Jan 2014 Dec 2013 45% 42% 49% 51% 6% 7% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 892 1101 1014 1098 1106 1060 1006 1055 972 911 1033 1087 1143 1076 Page 24 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q29. Do you favor or oppose having guaranteed health insurance coverage in which all Californians would get their insurance through a single state government health plan? IF FAVOR: do you favor it even if it means raising taxes? Favor, even if it means raising taxes Favor, not if it means raising taxes May 2018 41% 12% May 2017 43% 13% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding oppose 41% 37% [VOL] don't know 6% 6% Unweighted n 895 1016 Page 25 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q32. Do you think the Russian government tried to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, or not? 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Live landline and cell phone interviews were conducted in English and Spanish according to the respondents’ preferences. Interviews took an average of 17 minutes to complete. Interviewing took place on weekend days and weekday nights May 11-20, 2018. The May 2018 sampling error for the 901 likely voters, taking design effects from weighting into consideration, is ±4.1 percent. Sampling error is only one type of error to which surveys are subject. Results may also be affected by factors such as question wording, question order, and survey timing. If you have any questions or require additional information regarding this survey, please contact surveys@ppic.org PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Apr 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Dec 2016 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Apr 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve 52% 50% 54% 57% 53% 56% 55% 52% 50% 52% 61% 62% 59% 56% 55% 53% 50% 56% 53% 60% 54% 55% 55% 54% 53% 56% 58% 57% 54% 55% 56% 54% 56% 52% 60% 49% 49% 54% 48% 49% 48% 50% 49% 45% disapprove 41% 42% 41% 36% 38% 37% 37% 36% 40% 38% 32% 31% 33% 32% 38% 36% 39% 35% 36% 31% 35% 35% 37% 36% 37% 36% 33% 34% 37% 36% 34% 35% 31% 35% 32% 38% 39% 31% 40% 41% 39% 36% 40% 43% [VOL] don't know 7% 8% 5% 6% 9% 7% 8% 12% 9% 10% 7% 7% 8% 12% 7% 11% 10% 9% 11% 9% 11% 10% 9% 10% 11% 8% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 11% 13% 13% 8% 13% 12% 15% 11% 10% 13% 14% 11% 12% Unweighted n 899 863 924 1038 1066 1056 1096 1084 1012 1026 1061 1102 1112 1020 1050 1048 985 993 1031 1036 1097 1054 1054 1041 1063 1056 1006 1050 966 908 971 1029 1068 1080 1138 1077 1092 1267 1117 1124 1132 1110 1433 1331 Page 1 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Sep 2012 Aug 2012 42% 46% 47% 42% 11% 11% May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 42% 47% 46% 43% 40% 38% 14% 12% 16% Jan 2012 Dec 2011 44% 46% 38% 36% 17% 17% Nov 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 47% 45% 48% 38% 35% 35% 15% 20% 17% Jun 2011 Apr 2011 Mar 2011 46% 46% 41% 28% 32% 25% 25% 21% 34% Feb 2011 Jan 2011 41% 47% 17% 20% 43% 33% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1322 1551 1248 1196 1160 1297 1288 1622 1350 1631 1400 1640 1363 1552 1380 Page 2 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Nov 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Apr 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Dec 2016 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Apr 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 42% 42% 45% 50% 46% 45% 44% 45% 41% 44% 48% 50% 45% 43% 42% 42% 38% 40% 38% 41% 38% 39% 32% 30% 36% 39% 41% 39% 37% 32% 31% 36% 29% 32% 33% 32% 32% 33% 29% 29% 25% 31% disapprove 48% 49% 46% 41% 44% 46% 47% 42% 46% 45% 41% 38% 44% 43% 48% 48% 49% 51% 50% 48% 48% 47% 54% 52% 55% 50% 47% 51% 51% 54% 56% 54% 56% 57% 57% 56% 57% 55% 59% 64% 61% 55% [VOL] don't know 10% 9% 8% 9% 10% 9% 9% 13% 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 14% 9% 10% 13% 9% 12% 11% 14% 15% 13% 18% 9% 11% 13% 10% 13% 14% 13% 11% 15% 12% 10% 12% 10% 12% 12% 7% 14% 14% Unweighted n 895 864 924 1036 1065 1053 1098 1088 1012 1033 1057 1101 1115 1016 1050 1045 982 993 1029 1034 1100 1056 1055 1043 1061 1059 1003 1046 969 901 972 1027 1074 1084 1145 1077 1095 1272 1125 1129 1130 1115 Page 3 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Nov 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 Jun 2011 Apr 2011 Mar 2011 Feb 2011 Jan 2011 Nov 2010 Oct 2010 Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Apr 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2009 Sep 2009 Jul 2009 May 2009 Apr 2009 Mar 2009 Feb 2009 Jan 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 May 2008 Apr 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 approve 26% 21% 22% 21% 17% 15% 21% 17% 16% 17% 17% 15% 17% 14% 16% 20% 18% 9% 10% 11% 10% 11% 11% 9% 12% 10% 10% 16% 10% 12% 16% 11% 14% 15% 20% 22% 16% 20% 23% 22% 25% 27% disapprove 61% 68% 68% 69% 71% 73% 66% 71% 69% 70% 71% 74% 72% 74% 70% 63% 68% 82% 86% 85% 82% 80% 79% 85% 80% 83% 80% 76% 84% 80% 74% 80% 75% 76% 69% 70% 76% 74% 65% 66% 64% 61% [VOL] don't know 13% 11% 10% 10% 11% 12% 14% 12% 15% 13% 12% 11% 11% 12% 14% 17% 14% 9% 3% 4% 8% 8% 9% 6% 7% 7% 10% 8% 6% 8% 10% 10% 10% 9% 11% 8% 9% 6% 12% 12% 11% 12% Unweighted n 1434 1329 1325 1560 1248 1199 1162 1297 1293 1634 1363 1639 1404 1644 1360 1558 1390 1673 1238 1214 1462 1247 1540 1235 1299 1077 1630 1339 1563 1213 1596 1136 1564 1387 1633 1280 1277 1183 1224 1517 1219 1226 Page 4 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Dec 2007 35% 54% 10% Oct 2007 Sep 2007 32% 29% 54% 59% 14% 11% Jun 2007 May 2007 Apr 2007 35% 36% 35% 47% 51% 51% 18% 14% 14% Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 39% 37% 26% 47% 49% 61% 14% 14% 13% Sep 2006 Aug 2006 May 2006 32% 27% 23% 55% 61% 61% 13% 12% 15% Mar 2006 Jan 2006 23% 25% 65% 63% 12% 12% Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 23% 21% 28% 60% 65% 60% 17% 14% 12% Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 23% 24% 33% 64% 63% 57% 13% 12% 11% Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 40% 37% 37% 38% 35% 46% 51% 52% 51% 52% 14% 12% 11% 11% 13% Jan 2004 Aug 2003 Jun 2003 34% 22% 29% 50% 68% 58% 16% 10% 13% Feb 2003 Sep 2002 Jan 2002 29% 40% 46% 55% 45% 43% 16% 15% 11% Dec 2001 Jan 2001 50% 56% 36% 32% 14% 12% Sep 2000 56% 34% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1146 1574 1158 1106 1127 1510 1233 1274 1188 1207 1105 1093 1002 1256 1443 1161 1111 1052 1237 1230 1210 1191 1183 1346 1098 977 1067 1032 1071 1029 967 939 1085 1089 Page 5 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? May 2018 Jan 2018 Sep 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 May 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jun 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jun 2013 May 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 May 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Sep 2011 Jun 2011 Jun 2011 Mar 2011 Feb 2011 Jan 2011 Oct 2010 good times 50% 56% 51% 50% 51% 46% 47% 45% 46% 44% 47% 46% 44% 49% 54% 51% 42% 44% 44% 42% 46% 38% 44% 46% 45% 41% 44% 37% 34% 29% 27% 28% 27% 22% 19% 20% 29% 26% 31% 28% 20% bad times 40% 34% 42% 41% 34% 40% 42% 43% 45% 46% 43% 44% 44% 39% 36% 40% 47% 46% 46% 48% 47% 52% 46% 44% 46% 52% 44% 55% 53% 63% 65% 62% 65% 68% 74% 70% 63% 65% 57% 63% 65% [VOL] don't know 10% 10% 7% 10% 15% 14% 11% 12% 9% 11% 10% 10% 11% 12% 10% 9% 11% 10% 10% 10% 8% 10% 10% 10% 9% 8% 11% 8% 12% 9% 9% 11% 8% 10% 7% 10% 8% 8% 12% 9% 14% Unweighted n 897 1036 1099 1060 1100 1019 1048 983 1030 1034 1106 1060 1041 1055 1001 1047 970 906 1033 1084 1139 1076 1095 1431 1117 1131 1110 1428 1329 1321 1242 1165 1294 1288 1357 1483 1401 1362 1558 1392 1220 Page 6 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2009 Sep 2009 Jul 2009 Jun 2009 May 2009 Mar 2009 Feb 2009 Jan 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 Jul 2008 Jun 2008 May 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 Jul 2006 May 2006 Mar 2006 Feb 2006 Jan 2006 Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 Aug 2005 Jul 2005 good times 24% 19% 22% 21% 17% 20% 17% 22% 13% 18% 19% 15% 13% 13% 17% 15% 17% 17% 14% 12% 16% 12% 18% 23% 29% 43% 41% 41% 52% 52% 48% 45% 42% 39% 50% 46% 49% 43% 35% 33% 42% 45% bad times 62% 74% 71% 72% 76% 73% 75% 71% 81% 77% 75% 79% 83% 82% 75% 77% 72% 75% 80% 82% 75% 80% 74% 68% 62% 47% 47% 49% 37% 35% 40% 43% 43% 48% 38% 42% 40% 45% 54% 57% 47% 39% [VOL] don't know 13% 7% 7% 7% 7% 6% 7% 7% 6% 5% 6% 6% 4% 5% 9% 8% 11% 8% 7% 6% 9% 8% 9% 9% 9% 10% 12% 11% 11% 13% 12% 12% 15% 12% 12% 12% 11% 12% 11% 10% 12% 16% Unweighted n 1206 1461 1243 1230 1299 1078 1627 1337 1568 1502 1217 1136 1565 1389 1636 1277 1281 1182 1454 1422 1220 1221 1227 1150 1157 1106 1122 1233 1274 1186 1209 1100 1351 1093 1000 1232 1252 1446 1159 1110 1054 1459 Page 7 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Turning to economic conditions in California, do you think that during the next 12 months we will have good times financially or bad times? good times bad times [VOL] don't know May 2005 44% 45% 11% Apr 2005 Jan 2005 38% 47% 51% 38% 11% 15% Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 45% 48% 46% 40% 39% 40% 15% 14% 14% Jul 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 50% 42% 43% 39% 45% 43% 12% 12% 14% Feb 2004 Jan 2004 Nov 2003 42% 51% 40% 45% 34% 45% 13% 15% 15% Oct 2003 Sep 2003 34% 31% 44% 51% 22% 18% Aug 2003 Jul 2003 Jun 2003 27% 29% 25% 56% 62% 66% 17% 9% 9% Feb 2003 Nov 2002 Oct 2002 15% 45% 35% 76% 46% 53% 9% 9% 12% Sep 2002 Aug 2002 Feb 2002 Jan 2002 Dec 2001 40% 35% 46% 46% 35% 50% 53% 47% 48% 59% 10% 12% 7% 6% 6% Jan 2001 Aug 2000 Feb 2000 52% 78% 81% 36% 16% 11% 12% 7% 8% Dec 1999 Sep 1999 79% 76% 15% 19% 6% 5% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1241 1470 1227 1209 1195 1181 1445 1336 1099 1007 979 1183 1119 1133 1057 1153 1025 1075 913 1046 1036 969 950 971 947 1090 1013 1012 910 914 Page 8 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q7. California now has a top-two primary system for statewide races in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate. If the June primary for governor were being held today, and these were the candidates, who would you vote for? Travis Allen, a Republican, California Assemblyman/Bu sinessman John Chiang, a John Cox, a Democrat, Republican, California State businessman/Tax Treasurer payer Advocate Delaine Eastin, a Democrat, educator/Youth Advocate Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, Antonio Lieutenant Villaraigosa, a Governor/ Democrat, Public Businessman Policy Advisor May 2018 11% 9% 19% 6% 25% 15% Apr 2018 10% 7% 15% 6% 26% 13% Mar 2018 10% 6% 14% 5% 28% 12% Jan 2018 8% 9% 7% 4% 23% 21% Dec 2017 6% 9% 9% 3% 23% 18% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Doug Ose, a Republican NA NA NA 3% NA or someone else (SPECIFY) [VOL] don't know 1% 15% 1% 22% 1% 24% 1% 24% 0% 30% Unweighted n 890 859 920 1030 1052 Page 9 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Apr 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Apr 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Apr 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Oct 2010 Sep 2010 Jul 2010 May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 Dec 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2008 Sep 2008 Aug 2008 Jul 2008 May 2008 Mar 2008 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. How closely are you following news about candidates for the 2018 governor's election- very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely? very closely 19% 18% 14% 7% 7% 60% 61% 53% 55% 57% 52% 45% 18% 12% 11% 8% 9% 7% 7% 5% 58% 53% 40% 42% 43% 41% 36% 40% 39% 30% 22% 21% 17% 11% 10% 62% 54% 52% 39% 42% 47% 50% fairly closely 39% 36% 34% 23% 18% 32% 33% 38% 34% 35% 37% 37% 34% 40% 42% 31% 23% 23% 21% 17% 35% 37% 44% 44% 42% 42% 49% 42% 50% 51% 48% 46% 46% 34% 33% 30% 37% 39% 49% 44% 43% 42% not too closely 30% 32% 35% 39% 45% 6% 5% 7% 9% 6% 9% 14% 34% 28% 31% 41% 40% 39% 50% 40% 6% 9% 12% 12% 12% 14% 13% 14% 9% 16% 23% 27% 28% 42% 36% 5% 7% 7% 10% 12% 7% 7% not at all closely 11% 13% 16% 30% 29% 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 2% 3% 13% 19% 15% 19% 27% 29% 21% 37% 1% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 7% 6% 8% 12% 20% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% Unweighted n 900 862 931 1041 1070 1024 1053 1055 990 997 1039 1043 974 915 983 1037 1077 1089 1151 1080 1335 1331 1568 1255 1206 1167 1305 1298 1238 1219 1466 1251 1238 1302 1078 1640 1282 1283 1184 1456 1229 1222 Page 10 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. How closely are you following news about candidates for the 2018 governor's election- very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not at all closely? very closely fairly closely Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 Jul 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Mar 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 Jul 2006 May 2006 Apr 2006 Mar 2006 Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Feb 2004 Jan 2004 Sep 2003 Aug 2003 Oct 2002 Sep 2002 Aug 2002 Feb 2002 Jan 2002 Jan 2001 Oct 2000 Sep 2000 Aug 2000 Feb 2000 Jan 2000 Dec 1999 Sep 1999 Jan 1999 Oct 1998 Sep 1998 May 1998 Apr 1998 44% 26% 29% 30% 21% 30% 25% 19% 17% 15% 19% 18% 16% 13% 61% 51% 48% 33% 22% 49% 45% 22% 28% 22% 13% 12% 72% 56% 48% 41% 21% 14% 16% 20% 19% 13% 9% 13% 9% 44% 52% 54% 49% 52% 48% 44% 55% 57% 49% 49% 50% 44% 39% 34% 39% 41% 47% 40% 43% 44% 53% 52% 54% 43% 39% 21% 34% 39% 44% 55% 51% 52% 57% 59% 50% 45% 49% 43% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not too closely 10% 19% 14% 17% 23% 17% 25% 20% 20% 28% 24% 24% 29% 34% 4% 8% 9% 14% 25% 6% 8% 20% 16% 19% 35% 33% 5% 8% 10% 11% 20% 29% 26% 20% 19% 30% 35% 32% 39% not at all closely 2% 3% 3% 4% 4% 5% 6% 5% 6% 8% 7% 6% 11% 14% 1% 3% 2% 6% 13% 1% 2% 4% 4% 4% 9% 15% 2% 2% 3% 4% 4% 6% 5% 3% 3% 7% 11% 7% 9% [VOL] don't know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% Unweighted n 1233 1153 1164 1416 1115 1130 1239 1191 1213 1106 1353 1093 1267 1008 1217 1204 1188 1015 982 1149 1068 1051 1036 974 958 976 1095 1090 1095 1014 1014 985 910 914 1054 1111 1046 952 993 Page 11 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q9. In general, would you say you are satisfied or not satisfied with your choices of candidates in the primary election for governor this June? satisfied not satisfied [VOL] don't know May 2018 64% 27% 9% Mar 2018 55% 29% 16% Jan 2018 54% 26% 20% Dec 2017 48% 31% 22% May 2014 51% 32% 17% Mar 2014 40% 36% 25% Jan 2014 43% 34% 23% Dec 2013 40% 32% 29% Mar 2010 46% 38% 15% Dec 2009 32% 42% 26% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 898 922 1037 1063 1029 1079 1143 1075 1233 1075 Page 12 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government- May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q10. In deciding who to vote for in the election for governor, how important to you are the candidates' performances in public debates - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? very important somewhat important not too important May 2018 41% 41% 12% Sep 2006 32% 40% 17% May 2006 30% 43% 15% Sep 2003 27% 40% 16% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not at all important 6% 10% 11% 14% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 1% 2% Unweighted n 900 1027 1094 1147 Page 13 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q11. Keeping in mind that California has the top-two primary system, if the June primary for U.S. Senator were being held today, and these were the candidates, who would you vote for? Kevin De Leon, a Democrat, California Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, US Senator or someone else (SPECIFY) May 2018 17% 41% 5% Mar 2018 16% 42% 2% Jan 2018 17% 46% 3% Dec 2017 21% 45% 1% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 36% 39% 33% 33% Unweighted n 882 917 1036 1057 Page 14 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q12. In general, would you say you are satisfied or not satisfied with your choices of candidates in the primary election for US Senator this June? satisfied not satisfied [VOL] don't know May 2018 50% 40% 11% Mar 2018 Mar 2010 47% 55% 44% 28% 9% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 899 923 1234 Page 15 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q13. If the 2018 election for U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for [ROTATE] [1] the Republican candidate [OR] [2] the Democratic candidate] in your district? Rep/lean Rep Dem/lean Dem May 2018 38% 52% Mar 2018 Oct 2014 39% 41% 53% 48% Oct 2006 Oct 2000 Sep 2000 36% 41% 41% 48% 47% 47% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 10% 8% 11% 11% 11% 10% Unweighted n 891 917 954 1184 1089 1091 Page 16 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q20. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Donald Trump is handling his job as president? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know May 2018 38% 58% 4% Mar 2018 Jan 2018 37% 32% 61% 67% 2% 1% Dec 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 34% 31% 34% 63% 66% 63% 3% 3% 3% May 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 33% 35% 34% 63% 62% 55% 3% 3% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 889 920 1038 1058 1095 1085 1013 1058 1094 Page 17 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is handling its job? May 2018 Mar 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 Jul 2017 May 2017 Mar 2017 Jan 2017 Oct 2016 Sep 2016 Jul 2016 May 2016 Mar 2016 Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Sep 2015 Jul 2015 Jun 2015 Mar 2015 Jan 2015 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Jul 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 Jan 2014 Dec 2013 Sep 2013 Jul 2013 May 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 May 2012 Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 Sep 2011 Jul 2011 approve 18% 22% 15% 15% 18% 17% 19% 27% 25% 17% 16% 17% 15% 14% 19% 14% 17% 17% 20% 16% 24% 16% 16% 15% 14% 9% 15% 10% 18% 18% 19% 16% 21% 15% 17% 15% 16% 17% 14% 9% 15% 17% disapprove 78% 74% 81% 80% 79% 78% 76% 68% 68% 77% 81% 80% 82% 83% 78% 81% 79% 78% 74% 80% 71% 79% 80% 83% 82% 87% 82% 86% 79% 77% 77% 81% 73% 81% 78% 81% 78% 79% 82% 88% 79% 78% [VOL] don't know 5% 4% 3% 4% 3% 5% 5% 6% 7% 6% 3% 3% 3% 2% 3% 5% 4% 6% 6% 4% 5% 5% 5% 2% 4% 4% 3% 4% 3% 4% 5% 3% 6% 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 4% 3% 6% 5% Unweighted n 891 925 1040 1068 1098 1091 1017 1059 1098 1024 1054 1051 985 1038 1040 1111 1065 1057 1045 1057 1008 970 907 976 1034 1091 1150 1078 1086 1268 1124 1132 1113 1332 1325 1562 1252 1163 1300 1293 1360 1638 Page 18 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way the U.S. Congress is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Mar 2011 22% 69% 9% Oct 2010 Sep 2010 26% 21% 71% 74% 3% 5% May 2010 Mar 2010 Jan 2010 26% 14% 29% 68% 82% 65% 6% 4% 6% Dec 2009 Sep 2009 May 2009 29% 34% 39% 66% 60% 53% 5% 6% 7% Mar 2009 Jan 2009 Oct 2008 35% 30% 18% 58% 64% 78% 7% 6% 4% Sep 2008 Aug 2008 26% 22% 67% 72% 7% 6% Mar 2008 Dec 2007 Sep 2007 30% 23% 28% 63% 72% 66% 7% 5% 6% Jun 2007 Jan 2007 Sep 2006 30% 37% 31% 62% 51% 63% 9% 12% 6% Mar 2006 Oct 2005 31% 37% 62% 55% 7% 8% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1365 1233 1214 1250 1231 1296 1076 1338 1216 1134 1389 1281 1280 1180 1220 1147 1160 1106 1276 1207 1004 1164 Page 19 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q23. How much of the time do you think you can trust the STATE government in Sacramento to do what is right - just about always, most of the time, or only some of the time? just about always most of the time only some of the time May 2018 6% 32% 48% Jun 2015 Dec 2014 2% 5% 25% 26% 62% 61% May 2014 Dec 2013 May 2013 3% 2% 4% 24% 21% 17% 61% 64% 69% Oct 2012 Dec 2011 Jun 2011 2% 2% 2% 20% 13% 16% 68% 70% 72% Oct 2010 Sep 2009 May 2009 1% 2% 2% 14% 16% 14% 69% 71% 70% Aug 2008 Mar 2008 3% 2% 25% 24% 63% 65% Sep 2007 Mar 2007 Aug 2006 3% 2% 3% 22% 28% 20% 69% 64% 72% Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 2% 4% 3% 22% 23% 25% 69% 65% 65% May 2004 Jan 2004 Oct 2003 Sep 2003 Jun 2003 3% 4% 3% 3% 2% 25% 22% 22% 18% 29% 66% 66% 69% 66% 63% Feb 2003 Dec 2002 Aug 2002 3% 4% 3% 25% 26% 30% 66% 64% 61% Jan 2002 Jan 2001 Jan 1999 3% 5% 2% 41% 41% 35% 54% 50% 61% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] none of the time 13% 9% 8% 11% 12% 10% 10% 14% 9% 15% 10% 13% 8% 6% 6% 5% 5% 6% 6% 6% 6% 7% 5% 12% 5% 5% 5% 5% 1% 2% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% Unweighted n 901 1046 1058 1037 1077 1127 1337 1294 1405 1235 1341 1218 1184 1221 1163 1238 1107 1058 1239 1234 1102 979 1135 1147 1032 1081 1089 974 976 1095 1055 Page 20 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q24. How much of the time do you think you can trust the FEDERAL government in Washington today to do what is right - just about always, most of the time, or only some of the time? just about always most of the time only some of the time May 2018 3% 15% 68% Mar 2017 Oct 2016 2% 4% 18% 26% 69% 57% Jun 2015 May 2014 Dec 2013 3% 3% 2% 18% 16% 14% 69% 68% 71% Oct 2012 Dec 2011 Oct 2010 5% 1% 3% 20% 8% 23% 68% 77% 63% May 2009 Oct 2008 Mar 2008 3% 2% 2% 28% 18% 18% 61% 69% 71% Sep 2007 Mar 2007 2% 3% 16% 21% 71% 70% Oct 2006 Oct 2005 Jan 2005 4% 4% 4% 19% 22% 26% 64% 64% 62% Feb 2004 Feb 2003 Dec 2002 4% 4% 4% 21% 31% 29% 61% 61% 61% Aug 2002 Jan 2002 Oct 2000 Jan 2000 Dec 1999 6% 5% 3% 3% 4% 28% 36% 29% 28% 27% 61% 56% 63% 63% 64% Sep 1998 May 1998 Apr 1998 4% 3% 2% 27% 22% 23% 64% 60% 63% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] none of the time 13% 10% 12% 9% 11% 12% 6% 13% 10% 7% 11% 8% 10% 6% 12% 10% 7% 12% 3% 5% 4% 1% 4% 5% 4% 4% 14% 11% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% Unweighted n 897 1067 1020 1044 1035 1078 1334 1297 1237 1218 1281 1218 1162 1239 1190 1166 1234 1013 1079 1089 971 976 1088 984 910 1046 950 991 Page 21 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q25. Please indicate which comes closest to your own view. [1] Immigrants today are a benefit to California because of their hard work and job skills [OR] [2] Immigrants today are a burden to California because they use public services. immigrants are a benefit to California immigrants are a burden to California [VOL] don't know May 2018 67% 28% 5% Sep 2017 Jan 2016 72% 61% 25% 32% 3% 8% Sep 2015 Jan 2015 Sep 2014 56% 53% 51% 37% 41% 41% 7% 6% 8% Mar 2014 May 2013 Jan 2013 58% 53% 54% 35% 41% 39% 7% 6% 7% Mar 2012 Sep 2010 Mar 2010 51% 47% 47% 39% 44% 47% 10% 9% 6% Sep 2009 Aug 2008 52% 48% 41% 45% 7% 7% Mar 2008 Dec 2007 Jun 2007 52% 51% 48% 41% 42% 42% 7% 7% 10% Mar 2007 Sep 2006 Sep 2005 54% 50% 50% 39% 42% 41% 7% 8% 9% Feb 2004 Dec 2001 Feb 2000 49% 52% 52% 41% 38% 35% 10% 10% 13% Apr 1998 44% 43% 13% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 873 1084 1014 1048 990 891 1072 1106 1096 1143 1193 1212 1318 1164 1203 1136 1094 1221 1199 1104 994 938 998 979 Page 22 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q26. Which comes closer to your view about how to handle undocumented immigrants who are living in the US... [ROTATE] [1] There should be a way for them to stay in the country legally, if certain requirements are met [OR] [2] They should allowed to stay legally not allowed to stay legally [VOL] don't know May 2018 80% 17% 3% Dec 2017 Jan 2017 81% 83% 17% 15% 2% 2% Sep 2016 May 2016 Jan 2016 80% 75% 78% 18% 22% 21% 2% 3% 1% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 889 1064 1097 1048 982 1032 Page 23 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q28. As you may know, a health reform bill was signed into law in 2010. Given what you know about the health reform law, do you have a [rotate] [1] [generally favorable] [or] [2] [generally unfavorable] opinion of it? generally favorable generally unfavorable [VOL] don't know May 2018 45% 45% 10% Sep 2017 May 2017 58% 49% 38% 46% 4% 5% Jan 2017 Dec 2015 Mar 2015 53% 49% 48% 40% 46% 47% 7% 5% 4% Jan 2015 Dec 2014 Oct 2014 48% 45% 46% 46% 47% 46% 6% 8% 7% Sep 2014 May 2014 Mar 2014 45% 47% 44% 49% 48% 50% 6% 6% 7% Jan 2014 Dec 2013 45% 42% 49% 51% 6% 7% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 892 1101 1014 1098 1106 1060 1006 1055 972 911 1033 1087 1143 1076 Page 24 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q29. Do you favor or oppose having guaranteed health insurance coverage in which all Californians would get their insurance through a single state government health plan? IF FAVOR: do you favor it even if it means raising taxes? Favor, even if it means raising taxes Favor, not if it means raising taxes May 2018 41% 12% May 2017 43% 13% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding oppose 41% 37% [VOL] don't know 6% 6% Unweighted n 895 1016 Page 25 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Their Government - May 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q32. Do you think the Russian government tried to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, or not? 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