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Interviewing took place on weekend days and weekday nights October 27–November 5, 2018. The November 2018 sampling error for the 1,095 likely voters, taking design effects from weighting into consideration, is ±4.4 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 Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Jul 2018 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Feb 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 Q1. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve 53% 50% 53% 54% 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% disapprove 39% 42% 41% 37% 41% 42% 41% 36% 38% 36% 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% [VOL] don't know 8% 9% 7% 8% 7% 8% 5% 6% 9% 8% 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% Unweighted n 1089 977 958 1013 899 863 924 1038 1066 1084 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 Page 1 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) Q1. 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 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 50% 49% 36% 40% 14% 11% Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 45% 42% 46% 43% 47% 42% 12% 11% 11% May 2012 Apr 2012 42% 47% 43% 40% 14% 12% Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 46% 44% 46% 38% 38% 36% 16% 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 1110 1433 1331 1322 1551 1248 1196 1160 1297 1288 1622 1350 1631 1400 1640 1363 1552 1380 Page 2 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Governor Brown is handling California's public college and university system? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 44% 37% 19% Nov 2017 39% 41% 21% Dec 2016 41% 38% 21% Nov 2011 29% 53% 18% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1085 1090 1115 1632 Page 3 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Jul 2018 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Feb 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 Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 44% 43% 44% 46% 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% disapprove 48% 48% 46% 46% 48% 49% 46% 41% 44% 45% 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% [VOL] don't know 8% 10% 10% 8% 10% 9% 8% 9% 10% 10% 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% Unweighted n 1090 985 957 1014 895 864 924 1036 1065 1083 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 Page 4 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 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 Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 29% 29% 25% 31% 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% disapprove 59% 64% 61% 55% 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% [VOL] don't know 12% 7% 14% 14% 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% Unweighted n 1125 1129 1130 1115 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 Page 5 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know May 2008 Apr 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Oct 2007 Sep 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Apr 2007 Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 May 2006 Mar 2006 Jan 2006 Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 Jan 2004 Aug 2003 Jun 2003 Feb 2003 Sep 2002 Jan 2002 Dec 2001 Jan 2001 Sep 2000 23% 22% 25% 27% 35% 32% 29% 35% 36% 35% 39% 37% 26% 32% 27% 23% 23% 25% 23% 21% 28% 23% 24% 33% 40% 37% 37% 38% 35% 34% 22% 29% 29% 40% 46% 50% 56% 56% 65% 66% 64% 61% 54% 54% 59% 47% 51% 51% 47% 49% 61% 55% 61% 61% 65% 63% 60% 65% 60% 64% 63% 57% 46% 51% 52% 51% 52% 50% 68% 58% 55% 45% 43% 36% 32% 34% 12% 12% 11% 12% 10% 14% 11% 18% 14% 14% 14% 14% 13% 13% 12% 15% 12% 12% 17% 14% 12% 13% 12% 11% 14% 12% 11% 11% 13% 16% 10% 13% 16% 15% 11% 14% 12% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1224 1517 1219 1226 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 6 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling California's public college and university system? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 35% 49% 16% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 34% 35% 51% 51% 15% 15% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 14% 11% 8% 71% 77% 75% 15% 13% 16% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 20% 26% 53% 49% 27% 25% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1080 1086 1117 1636 1676 1628 1631 1576 Page 7 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q5. Thinking about the public higher education system overall in California today, do you think it is generally going in the right direction or the wrong direction? right direction wrong direction [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 41% 49% 11% Nov 2017 38% 53% 9% Dec 2016 38% 54% 9% Nov 2011 17% 77% 6% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1087 1091 1115 1629 Page 8 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. In general, how important is California's higher education system to the quality of life and economic vitality of the state over the next 20 years - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? very important somewhat important not too important Nov 2018 75% 21% 3% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 79% 75% 15% 20% 3% 3% Mar 2016 Sep 2015 Dec 2014 78% 76% 76% 16% 19% 18% 3% 3% 3% Dec 2012 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 84% 74% 77% 12% 24% 20% 2% 2% 2% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 72% 71% 77% 24% 24% 19% 2% 2% 2% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not at all important 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1123 1037 1066 1057 1438 1641 1681 1636 1639 1582 Page 9 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q10. How about the overall QUALITY of education in California's public colleges and universities today? (IF NECESSARY: Is it a big problem, somewhat of a problem, or not much of a problem? big problem somewhat of a problem not much of a problem Nov 2018 22% 36% 38% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 21% 17% 37% 34% 39% 46% Dec 2014 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 25% 24% 21% 35% 38% 35% 35% 34% 40% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 22% 18% 17% 36% 35% 34% 36% 42% 44% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 5% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 5% 5% 5% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1121 1055 1637 1678 1631 1637 1579 Page 10 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q11. How about the overall AFFORDABILITY of education for students in California's public colleges and universities today? (IF NECESSARY: Is it a big problem, somewhat of a problem, or not much of a problem? somewhat of big problem a problem not much of a problem Nov 2018 64% 23% 10% Nov 2017 62% 28% 9% Dec 2016 65% 26% 7% Dec 2014 60% 28% 12% Dec 2012 68% 21% 11% Nov 2011 65% 25% 9% Nov 2010 59% 29% 11% Nov 2009 57% 29% 13% Nov 2008 51% 33% 15% Oct 2007 53% 31% 14% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1122 1056 1440 1640 1679 1634 1640 1581 Page 11 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q13. Overall, is the California Community College system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 18% 54% 15% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 16% 17% 55% 48% 17% 18% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 13% 16% 15% 53% 50% 52% 19% 21% 19% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 19% 17% 52% 53% 17% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 6% 6% 6% 7% 7% 6% 4% 4% [VOL] don't know 8% 6% 11% 8% 6% 8% 8% 8% Unweighted n 1091 1094 1122 1636 1674 1630 1638 1582 Page 12 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q14. Overall, is the California State University system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 12% 53% 20% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 10% 9% 55% 54% 22% 21% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 7% 10% 9% 52% 54% 53% 23% 20% 20% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 12% 11% 54% 59% 18% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 6% 7% 7% 7% 5% 6% 4% 3% [VOL] don't know 9% 6% 10% 10% 10% 12% 12% 10% Unweighted n 1095 1093 1120 1638 1674 1630 1639 1582 Page 13 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q15. Overall, is the University of California system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 17% 49% 16% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 15% 14% 46% 48% 22% 23% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 14% 18% 15% 45% 50% 49% 23% 16% 18% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 17% 19% 49% 52% 17% 15% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 9% 10% 7% 7% 6% 6% 4% 4% [VOL] don't know 8% 7% 8% 10% 9% 12% 12% 10% Unweighted n 1092 1094 1121 1638 1676 1631 1640 1581 Page 14 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q16. Next, do you think the current level of state funding for California's public colleges and universities is more than enough, just enough, or not enough? more than enough just enough not enough Nov 2018 12% 25% 57% Nov 2017 15% 19% 60% Dec 2016 13% 19% 63% Dec 2014 15% 26% 54% Nov 2011 12% 14% 71% Nov 2010 8% 17% 70% Oct 2007 9% 29% 55% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 6% 6% 5% 6% 4% 5% 8% Unweighted n 1095 1092 1121 1057 1640 1677 1581 Page 15 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q20. If the state ballot had a bond measure to pay for construction projects in California's public higher education system, would you vote yes or no? [VOL] don't yes no know Nov 2018 57% 37% 5% Nov 2017 53% 42% 5% Dec 2016 60% 35% 5% Dec 2014 44% 50% 6% Nov 2011 52% 41% 7% Nov 2009 46% 47% 6% Oct 2007 56% 35% 9% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1092 1092 1117 1056 1636 1632 1578 Page 16 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Do you think that a college education is necessary for a person to be successful in today's work world, or do you think that there are many ways to succeed in today's work world without a college education? college is necessary many ways to succeed without a college education [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 37% 60% 3% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 43% 43% 55% 55% 2% 1% Mar 2016 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 51% 52% 56% 47% 46% 41% 2% 2% 2% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 62% 64% 61% 35% 34% 38% 3% 2% 2% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1093 1092 1118 1035 1636 1672 1635 1637 1577 Page 17 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q25. Do you think qualified students from low-income families, regardless of their ethnic or racial background, have [1] less opportunity, [2] more opportunity, [OR] about the same opportunity as others to get a college education? less opportunity more opportunity about the same Nov 2018 57% 13% 29% Nov 2009 59% 13% 26% Nov 2008 60% 11% 28% Oct 2007 56% 15% 27% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 2% 2% 2% 2% Unweighted n 1092 1635 1635 1581 Page 18 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q26. Do you think qualified students who are ETHNIC OR RACIAL MINORITIES, such as African Americans or Latinos, have [1] less opportunity, [2] more opportunity, [OR] about the same opportunity as others to get a college education less opportunity more opportunity about the same Nov 2018 45% 19% 35% Nov 2009 36% 21% 40% Nov 2008 39% 17% 40% Oct 2007 35% 23% 41% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 2% 3% 4% 2% Unweighted n 1093 1627 1630 1579 Page 19" ["_edit_lock"]=> string(13) "1628062231:22" ["_wpmf_gallery_custom_image_link"]=> string(0) "" ["_gallery_link_target"]=> string(0) "" ["wpmf_pdf_embed"]=> string(4) "link" } ["___content":protected]=> string(225) "

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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 19 minutes to complete. Interviewing took place on weekend days and weekday nights October 27–November 5, 2018. The November 2018 sampling error for the 1,095 likely voters, taking design effects from weighting into consideration, is ±4.4 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 Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Jul 2018 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Feb 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 Q1. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Jerry Brown is handling his job as governor of California? approve 53% 50% 53% 54% 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% disapprove 39% 42% 41% 37% 41% 42% 41% 36% 38% 36% 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% [VOL] don't know 8% 9% 7% 8% 7% 8% 5% 6% 9% 8% 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% Unweighted n 1089 977 958 1013 899 863 924 1038 1066 1084 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 Page 1 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) Q1. 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 Jan 2013 Dec 2012 50% 49% 36% 40% 14% 11% Oct 2012 Sep 2012 Aug 2012 45% 42% 46% 43% 47% 42% 12% 11% 11% May 2012 Apr 2012 42% 47% 43% 40% 14% 12% Mar 2012 Jan 2012 Dec 2011 46% 44% 46% 38% 38% 36% 16% 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 1110 1433 1331 1322 1551 1248 1196 1160 1297 1288 1622 1350 1631 1400 1640 1363 1552 1380 Page 2 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q2. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Governor Brown is handling California's public college and university system? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 44% 37% 19% Nov 2017 39% 41% 21% Dec 2016 41% 38% 21% Nov 2011 29% 53% 18% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1085 1090 1115 1632 Page 3 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Jul 2018 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Feb 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 Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 44% 43% 44% 46% 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% disapprove 48% 48% 46% 46% 48% 49% 46% 41% 44% 45% 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% [VOL] don't know 8% 10% 10% 8% 10% 9% 8% 9% 10% 10% 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% Unweighted n 1090 985 957 1014 895 864 924 1036 1065 1083 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 Page 4 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) May 2013 Apr 2013 Mar 2013 Jan 2013 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 Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve 29% 29% 25% 31% 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% disapprove 59% 64% 61% 55% 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% [VOL] don't know 12% 7% 14% 14% 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% Unweighted n 1125 1129 1130 1115 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 Page 5 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends(cont.) Q3. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling its job? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know May 2008 Apr 2008 Mar 2008 Jan 2008 Dec 2007 Oct 2007 Sep 2007 Jun 2007 May 2007 Apr 2007 Mar 2007 Jan 2007 Oct 2006 Sep 2006 Aug 2006 May 2006 Mar 2006 Jan 2006 Jan 2006 Oct 2005 Sep 2005 Aug 2005 May 2005 Jan 2005 Oct 2004 Sep 2004 Aug 2004 Jun 2004 May 2004 Jan 2004 Aug 2003 Jun 2003 Feb 2003 Sep 2002 Jan 2002 Dec 2001 Jan 2001 Sep 2000 23% 22% 25% 27% 35% 32% 29% 35% 36% 35% 39% 37% 26% 32% 27% 23% 23% 25% 23% 21% 28% 23% 24% 33% 40% 37% 37% 38% 35% 34% 22% 29% 29% 40% 46% 50% 56% 56% 65% 66% 64% 61% 54% 54% 59% 47% 51% 51% 47% 49% 61% 55% 61% 61% 65% 63% 60% 65% 60% 64% 63% 57% 46% 51% 52% 51% 52% 50% 68% 58% 55% 45% 43% 36% 32% 34% 12% 12% 11% 12% 10% 14% 11% 18% 14% 14% 14% 14% 13% 13% 12% 15% 12% 12% 17% 14% 12% 13% 12% 11% 14% 12% 11% 11% 13% 16% 10% 13% 16% 15% 11% 14% 12% 11% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1224 1517 1219 1226 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 6 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q4. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the California Legislature is handling California's public college and university system? approve disapprove [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 35% 49% 16% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 34% 35% 51% 51% 15% 15% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 14% 11% 8% 71% 77% 75% 15% 13% 16% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 20% 26% 53% 49% 27% 25% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1080 1086 1117 1636 1676 1628 1631 1576 Page 7 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q5. Thinking about the public higher education system overall in California today, do you think it is generally going in the right direction or the wrong direction? right direction wrong direction [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 41% 49% 11% Nov 2017 38% 53% 9% Dec 2016 38% 54% 9% Nov 2011 17% 77% 6% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1087 1091 1115 1629 Page 8 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q8. In general, how important is California's higher education system to the quality of life and economic vitality of the state over the next 20 years - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? very important somewhat important not too important Nov 2018 75% 21% 3% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 79% 75% 15% 20% 3% 3% Mar 2016 Sep 2015 Dec 2014 78% 76% 76% 16% 19% 18% 3% 3% 3% Dec 2012 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 84% 74% 77% 12% 24% 20% 2% 2% 2% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 72% 71% 77% 24% 24% 19% 2% 2% 2% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding not at all important 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% [VOL] don't know 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1123 1037 1066 1057 1438 1641 1681 1636 1639 1582 Page 9 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q10. How about the overall QUALITY of education in California's public colleges and universities today? (IF NECESSARY: Is it a big problem, somewhat of a problem, or not much of a problem? big problem somewhat of a problem not much of a problem Nov 2018 22% 36% 38% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 21% 17% 37% 34% 39% 46% Dec 2014 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 25% 24% 21% 35% 38% 35% 35% 34% 40% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 22% 18% 17% 36% 35% 34% 36% 42% 44% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 5% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 5% 5% 5% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1121 1055 1637 1678 1631 1637 1579 Page 10 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q11. How about the overall AFFORDABILITY of education for students in California's public colleges and universities today? (IF NECESSARY: Is it a big problem, somewhat of a problem, or not much of a problem? somewhat of big problem a problem not much of a problem Nov 2018 64% 23% 10% Nov 2017 62% 28% 9% Dec 2016 65% 26% 7% Dec 2014 60% 28% 12% Dec 2012 68% 21% 11% Nov 2011 65% 25% 9% Nov 2010 59% 29% 11% Nov 2009 57% 29% 13% Nov 2008 51% 33% 15% Oct 2007 53% 31% 14% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2% Unweighted n 1093 1095 1122 1056 1440 1640 1679 1634 1640 1581 Page 11 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q13. Overall, is the California Community College system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 18% 54% 15% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 16% 17% 55% 48% 17% 18% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 13% 16% 15% 53% 50% 52% 19% 21% 19% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 19% 17% 52% 53% 17% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 6% 6% 6% 7% 7% 6% 4% 4% [VOL] don't know 8% 6% 11% 8% 6% 8% 8% 8% Unweighted n 1091 1094 1122 1636 1674 1630 1638 1582 Page 12 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q14. Overall, is the California State University system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 12% 53% 20% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 10% 9% 55% 54% 22% 21% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 7% 10% 9% 52% 54% 53% 23% 20% 20% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 12% 11% 54% 59% 18% 17% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 6% 7% 7% 7% 5% 6% 4% 3% [VOL] don't know 9% 6% 10% 10% 10% 12% 12% 10% Unweighted n 1095 1093 1120 1638 1674 1630 1639 1582 Page 13 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q15. Overall, is the University of California system doing an excellent, good, not so good, or poor job? excellent good not so good Nov 2018 17% 49% 16% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 15% 14% 46% 48% 22% 23% Nov 2011 Nov 2010 Nov 2009 14% 18% 15% 45% 50% 49% 23% 16% 18% Nov 2008 Oct 2007 17% 19% 49% 52% 17% 15% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding poor 9% 10% 7% 7% 6% 6% 4% 4% [VOL] don't know 8% 7% 8% 10% 9% 12% 12% 10% Unweighted n 1092 1094 1121 1638 1676 1631 1640 1581 Page 14 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q16. Next, do you think the current level of state funding for California's public colleges and universities is more than enough, just enough, or not enough? more than enough just enough not enough Nov 2018 12% 25% 57% Nov 2017 15% 19% 60% Dec 2016 13% 19% 63% Dec 2014 15% 26% 54% Nov 2011 12% 14% 71% Nov 2010 8% 17% 70% Oct 2007 9% 29% 55% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 6% 6% 5% 6% 4% 5% 8% Unweighted n 1095 1092 1121 1057 1640 1677 1581 Page 15 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q20. If the state ballot had a bond measure to pay for construction projects in California's public higher education system, would you vote yes or no? [VOL] don't yes no know Nov 2018 57% 37% 5% Nov 2017 53% 42% 5% Dec 2016 60% 35% 5% Dec 2014 44% 50% 6% Nov 2011 52% 41% 7% Nov 2009 46% 47% 6% Oct 2007 56% 35% 9% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1092 1092 1117 1056 1636 1632 1578 Page 16 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q21. Do you think that a college education is necessary for a person to be successful in today's work world, or do you think that there are many ways to succeed in today's work world without a college education? college is necessary many ways to succeed without a college education [VOL] don't know Nov 2018 37% 60% 3% Nov 2017 Dec 2016 43% 43% 55% 55% 2% 1% Mar 2016 Nov 2011 Nov 2010 51% 52% 56% 47% 46% 41% 2% 2% 2% Nov 2009 Nov 2008 Oct 2007 62% 64% 61% 35% 34% 38% 3% 2% 2% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding Unweighted n 1093 1092 1118 1035 1636 1672 1635 1637 1577 Page 17 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q25. Do you think qualified students from low-income families, regardless of their ethnic or racial background, have [1] less opportunity, [2] more opportunity, [OR] about the same opportunity as others to get a college education? less opportunity more opportunity about the same Nov 2018 57% 13% 29% Nov 2009 59% 13% 26% Nov 2008 60% 11% 28% Oct 2007 56% 15% 27% Note: Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding [VOL] don't know 2% 2% 2% 2% Unweighted n 1092 1635 1635 1581 Page 18 PPIC Statewide Survey Californians and Higher Education - November 2018 Likely Voters - Time Trends Q26. 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