Election Takeaways: California Voters Send Conflicting Signals Mark Baldassare 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.
Did COVID-19 Disrupt California’s Voter Registration Surge? Eric McGhee October 8 2020 Voter registration in the state is substantially higher than four years ago, but the pace of registration has slowed in the past year.
Voter Registration Is Up Sharply, as Is Partisanship Dean Bonner August 27 2020 The share of Californians registered to vote has jumped since 2000, and registrants in the two major political parties have grown more polarized in their views.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla Mary Severance June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.
Voting Matters to Most Californians, but Many Don’t Show Up Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler March 3 2020 In California, belief in the importance of voting in the 2020 elections is overwhelming, but the electorate needs to grow to fully represent the state’s diversity.