Rising Hospitalizations Could Exacerbate Disparities for Latinos Shannon McConville July 17 2020 Increased rates of hospitalization for COVID-19 in California, especially in the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California, could take a disproportionate toll on Latino residents.
Trump’s Handling of COVID-19 Is Creating Headwinds for November Mark Baldassare June 18 2020 Widespread disapproval in California of the president’s handling of the pandemic could pose a challenge in this year’s election—for him as well as for some Republican House candidates.
Prison Admissions Resume as COVID-19 Spreads Heather Harris June 12 2020 California has resumed prison admissions after an eight-week moratorium, a change that – if it leads to increased crowding -- could put the prison population at heightened risk of contracting COVID-19.
Video: Californians and Their Government Mary Severance June 8 2020 PPIC’s Mark Baldassare and Rachel Lawler discuss a new statewide survey that examines Californians’ views on the coronavirus pandemic, state and federal leaders, and a range of other topics.
Special Elections Preview Fall Voting during COVID-19 Eric McGhee, Jennifer Paluch May 21 2020 Two recent special elections in California provide insights into how the state might use vote-by-mail in combination with in-person options to ensure the November 2020 election is both safe and fair.