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photo - California State Capitol and Palm Trees What’s Wrong with the Recall? An overwhelming majority of California likely voters say it is a good thing that there is a process for recalling elected officials. But more than two-thirds say the current recall is a waste of money, and a similar share say the recall process should be changed. Read More
photo - American Voters California’s Politically Invisible California voters are older, better educated, wealthier, and more likely to be white than Californians who don’t vote. This gap between the voting public and Californians as a whole can make election results unrepresentative. Read More
photo - Woman Wearing Mask at Mailbox, Mailing in Ballot Video: Vote-by-Mail and Voter Turnout in the Pandemic Election PPIC’s Eric McGhee discusses new research on how changes to election policies and processes affected voter turnout in California and the nation. Read More
photo - California Secretary of State Shirley Weber Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Shirley Weber Secretary of State Weber discusses her longstanding commitment to broadening voter participation and talks about how California can continue to boost turnout. Read More
photo - Vote 2020 Buttons Election Takeaways: California Voters Send Conflicting Signals 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. Read More
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