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Californians’ Outlook Is Bleak as Low-Income Families Struggle December 16 2020 Families with annual incomes of less than $40,000—about one in five California households—have been disproportionately affected by the current economic downturn, with the impact varying across regions.
Election Takeaways: California Voters Send Conflicting Signals December 14 2020 Nearly 18 million Californians voted in the November 2020 election—an all-time high. PPIC’s Mark Baldassare discusses the final election results and what they say about Californians’ mindset and policy preferences in a year of unprecedented challenges.
Video: Californians and Education April 28 2020 PPIC’s Mark Baldassare and Alyssa Dykman discuss a new statewide survey that examines a variety of education issues, including concerns about school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video: Californians and Their Government October 8 2019 PPIC’s latest statewide survey looks at the 2020 Democratic presidential primary in California as well as residents’ views on the general direction of the state, the performance of federal and state elected officials, and other timely issues.
Predicting California’s Economic Health September 5 2019 With some indicators pointing to a potential downturn in the near future, PPIC’s Statewide Survey offers a unique perspective on California’s economic outlook.