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PPIC Statewide Survey – Featured Time Trends

The linked files presented below contain featured time trends on a range of topics from the job approval rating of the governor to the economic outlook of Californians. The data from these time trends come from the PPIC Statewide Survey.

All publications using these data, online or otherwise, should credit the “PPIC Statewide Survey.”

PPIC Statewide Survey questionnaires and datasets are provided free of charge and are not to be sold to other individuals, institutions, or organizations.

Further questions concerning any aspect of the PPIC Statewide Survey may be directed to survey@ppic.org.

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2020
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, own state legislators, President Trump, US Congress, own representative, Senator Feinstein, Senator Harris; and opinions on housing affordability, homelessness, importance of Census and voting in 2020, and impeachment.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, February 2020
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, own state legislators, President Trump, US Congress, own representative, Senator Feinstein, Senator Harris; McCarthy and questions on the 2020 presidential election and state Proposition 13; and opinions on housing affordability, homelessness, importance of Census and voting in 2020, and impeachment.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2020
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, House Speaker Pelosi, and House Minority Leader McCarthy; and opinions on the state budget, immigration, poverty, impeachment, and trust in the federal government.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2020
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, House Speaker Pelosi, and House Minority Leader McCarthy; and opinions on the state budget, immigration, poverty, impeachment, and trust in the federal government.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, November 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress; and opinions on the direction of the country, economic outlook, healthcare, and the major political parties.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, November 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress and questions on the 2020 presidential election; and opinions on the direction of the country, economic outlook, healthcare, and the major political parties.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, Senators Feinstein and Harris; and opinions on immigration, abortion, healthcare, and disaster preparedness.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, Senators Feinstein and Harris and questions on the 2020 presidential election; and opinions on immigration, abortion, healthcare, and disaster preparedness.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, the state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress; and perceptions and policy preferences on climate change, wildfires, water, air pollution, energy, and the state’s coastal areas.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2019
(Includes the role of the environment in the 2020 election; approval of Governor Newsom, the state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress; and perceptions and policy preferences on climate change, wildfires, water, air pollution, energy, and the state’s coastal areas.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress; and opinions on the state budget, housing policy, and vaccinations.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress and questions on the 2020 presidential election; and opinions on the state budget, housing policy, vaccinations.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, April 2019
(Includes questions on K-12 educational quality and school funding, immigration enforcement and public schools, school safety, the Local Control Funding Formula, and preschool.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, April 2019
(Includes questions on K-12 educational quality and school funding, immigration enforcement and public schools, school safety, the Local Control Funding Formula, and preschool.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, Senators Feinstein and Harris; and opinions on housing affordability, income inequality, and public pensions in California.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, Senators Feinstein and Harris; and opinions on housing affordability, income inequality, and public pensions in California.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, House Speaker Pelosi, and House Minority Leader McCarthy; and opinions on the state budget, race relations, and direction of the state and country.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2019
(Includes approval of Governor Newsom, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, House Speaker Pelosi, and House Minority Leader McCarthy; and opinions on the state budget, race relations, and direction of the state and country.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, direction, economic outlook, and the future of California and questions on economic inequality, immigration and government regulation.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, US Congress, direction, economic outlook, and the future of California and questions on economic inequality, immigration and government regulation.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, November 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, November 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, US Senators, US Congress, and questions on the immigration policy, health care policy, and role of government.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate elections, congressional elections, Proposition 6 and 10 on the state ballot, approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the immigration policy, health care policy, and role of government.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, own state legislator, President Trump, US Senators, US Congress, own US representative and questions on the state immigration policy, choice of Supreme Court justice, and role of state government.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate elections, congressional elections, Proposition 6 and 10 on the state ballot, approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the state immigration policy, choice of Supreme Court justice, and role of state government.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate races; approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress; and perceptions and policy preferences on water, air pollution, ocean issues, climate change, and energy.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate races; approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress; and perceptions and policy preferences on water, air pollution, ocean issues, climate change, and energy.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the state budget, trust in government, healthcare, Russia, and immigration policy.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate primaries, congressional elections, approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the state budget, trust in government, healthcare, Russia, and immigration policy.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature, questions on educational quality and school funding, immigration enforcement and public schools, and the Local Control Funding Formula.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature, the 2018 gubernatorial primary, and questions on educational quality and school funding, immigration enforcement and public schools, and the Local Control Funding Formula.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on water policy, high-speed rail, the state and local tax system, and immigration.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on water policy, high-speed rail, the state and local tax system, and immigration.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2018
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the direction of California, and immigration.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2018
(Includes the 2018 gubernatorial and senate primaries, candidate favorability, approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and the US Congress, and questions on the direction of California, and immigration.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the direction of California and the US, party favorability, and immigration.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, December 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Trump, and US Congress, and questions on the direction of California and the US, party favorability, and immigration.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, November 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, November 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, Senator Feinstein, Senator Harris, and the US Congress; opinions on housing, healthcare, immigration, Russia, and North Korea.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, Senator Feinstein, Senator Harris, and the US Congress; opinions on housing, healthcare, immigration, Russia, and North Korea.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and the US Congress; perceptions and policy preferences on air pollution, water supply, ocean issues, climate change, and energy.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and the US Congress; perceptions and policy preferences on air pollution, water supply, ocean issues, climate change, and energy.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and the US Congress; opinions on the state budget, personal finances, direction of the country, gun control, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, President Trump, and the US Congress; opinions on the state budget, personal finances, direction of the country, gun control, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature; opinions on K-12 education quality and funding, immigration enforcement, Common Core, vouchers, local control, and preschool.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature; opinions on K-12 education quality and funding, immigration enforcement, Common Core, vouchers, local control, and preschool.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2017
(Includes opinions on Governor Brown, President Trump, Congress, the state legislature, state and federal representatives, trust in government, the direction of the state, taxes, water infrastructure, high-speed rail, immigration, terrorism, and crime.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2017
(Includes opinions on Governor Brown, President Trump, Congress, the state legislature, state and federal representatives, trust in government, the direction of the state, taxes, water infrastructure, high-speed rail, immigration, terrorism, and crime.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, Congress, and the Supreme Court, opinions on direction of the state and nation, state spending, transportation funding, climate change, healthcare, abortion, and immigration.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, January 2017
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, Congress, and the Supreme Court, opinions on direction of the state and nation, state spending, transportation funding, climate change, healthcare, abortion, and immigration.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, December 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; opinions on student borrowing; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Higher Education, December 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, the state legislature, and their handling of higher education; ratings of California’s higher education system; opinions on student borrowing; and opinions on the importance of college education.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on political parties, trust in government, taxes, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, October 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on presidential and senate elections, ballot propositions, political parties, trust in government, taxes, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on the initiative process, taxes, immigration, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, September 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on the presidential and senate races, the initiative process, taxes, immigration, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on drought, air pollution, global warming, cap-and-trade, electric vehicles and solar power.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment, July 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on the presidential and senate races, drought, air pollution, global warming, cap-and-trade, and solar power.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on taxes and the budget, immigration, party favorability, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, May 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on the presidential and senate races, taxes, immigration, and marijuana.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature; questions on quality, equity, and funding of K-12 education; and questions on Common Core, Smarter Balanced Assessment, and local control.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education, April 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown and the state legislature; questions on quality, equity, and funding of K-12 education; and questions on Common Core, Smarter Balanced Assessment, and local control.)

Time Trends of All Adults from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on taxes, transportation, drought, higher education, and inequality.)

Time Trends of Likely Voters from the PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government, March 2016
(Includes approval of Governor Brown, state legislature, President Obama, and US Congress, and questions on taxes, transportation, drought, higher education, and inequality.)

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