California’s Exclusive Electorate
The people who go to the polls in California are very different from those who do not—with significant implications for our state. View highlights from our latest research on California’s likely voters.
Fiscal & Governance Reform
Redistricting and California’s Changing Population June 14 2021 The 2020 Census results show California growing more slowly than the nation as a whole, and for the first time the state will lose a House seat. This interactive explores California’s population shifts—and what they might mean for political representation.
California’s Exclusive Electorate September 16 2019 Voters in California are unrepresentative of the state as a whole. But the decisions they make at the ballot box affect the future of all Californians.
Interactive: Arrests in California December 3 2018 PPIC’s interactive maps highlight arrest rates across California—and show stats by county, demographic disparities and time trends.
2020 Census Maps: California’s Hard-to-Count Communities July 31 2018 PPIC’s interactive maps highlight hard-to-count communities across California—and identify reasons why certain areas may be hard to reach and at risk of being undercounted in the upcoming census.
California’s County Jails September 6 2013 These interactive maps illustrate data from before and after corrections realignment. They show monthly averages in areas such as the average daily population (ADP), the percent of unsentenced inmates, the percent of felony inmates, and the relation of ADP to the number of beds available, or "rated capacity.”