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Past · October 24, 2008

Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

October 24, 2008 · 12:00 am


Date: October 24, 2008
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA
PPIC’s latest Statewide Survey comes during the final weeks of the 2008 presidential campaign and in the midst of a national financial crisis. This Californians and Their Government survey examines likely voters’ presidential candidate preferences, including satisfaction with the candidates’ attention to important issues and the role of the debates in voting decisions. It also measures support for Proposition 4 (parental notification of a minor child’s abortion), Proposition 8 (eliminating same-sex couples’ right to marry), and Proposition 11 (redistricting reform). In addition, the survey assesses Californians’ views on the job performance of the governor and the legislature, their level of trust in the federal government, their confidence in the election process, and their attitudes toward the Electoral College system.
This survey study was conducted with funding from The James Irvine Foundation. This event is co-sponsored with the California Research Bureau. Lunch will be provided but space is limited. 

PPIC President, CEO, and Survey Director Mark Baldassare is an expert in public opinion, on political, social, economic, and environmental public attitudes, and is the author of many books and reports on these subjects.


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